Ladies Sitting Room wallpaper fragments

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-225634

Description

Five wallpaper fragments, green with gold bamboo patterned stripes. Removed by Betty Phillips from the Ladies Sitting Room during the 1971-1974 restoration of #34 Chestnut Street, Salem, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Paper from #34 at the 1971-'73 Restoration/Green-upstairs sitting room/Pine trees-tan + green-Stephen's bedroom (a roll discovered in attic put on south wall)/Scenic-Play room (1st floor back)" (Handwritten, blue ink)
"PHILLIP J. SMITH, Secretary/84 Nanepashemet St., Marblehead, MA 01945/Mrs. Stephen Phillips/30 Chestnut St./Salem, MA 01970" (Printed label)
"PLEASE/DO NOT BEND/THIRD CLASS" (All capital letters, black ink)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 1/4 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3484A-E