Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-177735

Description

Cut sample of sorgum (corn) wallpaper. Printed in ochre, grey, two blues, olive, white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

596

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

27 3/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1935.1558

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 226, fig. 61.2

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sorghum
broom corn

Period/Style

Aesthetic