Playroom wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-225636

Description

Wallpaper fragment, scenic design of horses and cows in a field with a group of peasants around a haystack. Printed in tans and grays. Removed by Betty Phillips from the Playroom during the 1971-1974 restoration of #34 Chestnut Street, Salem, Massachusetts.\n

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

14 3/4 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3486