Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179059

Description

Unused fragment of scenery figure wallpaper. Pattern consists of strapwork framing scenes of rural life alternating with vignetttes of tools of learning, such as books, globe and telescope. Printed in green, grey, and brown on white, ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"P. Fowler (?)/ Danvers" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

896

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

215

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1978.132
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.79
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.80

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 x 9 5/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler

Accession Number

1911.78

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 190; pg. 186, fig. 46-a, #5

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

strapwork
rural life
globe
telescope
books

Period/Style

Scenery Figure