Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179086

Description

Wallpaper fragment with meandering, rustic grape vine framing a diaper patterned urn filled with a bouquet of roses, tulips, snapdragons and sweet peas. Printed in two tans, two greens, two blues, red, two pinks, and yellow on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House, Bedroom

Additional Identification Number

379
1922.12

Maker

Possibly Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Dimensions

21 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Clara Sanborn

Accession Number

1922.12.1AB

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; p. 189, fig 46.3

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Grape vine
grape cluster
urn
bouquet