Hall wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-225638

Description

Wallpaper fragments and several unused rolls, ashlar pattern of gray, white, and beige blocks with horses pulling a man in a chariot, accompanied by a flying cherub. Fragments from envelope marked "Paper from #34 at the Restoration". Removed from the 1st and 2nd floor Hall by Betty Phillips during the 1971-1974 restoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"6089/J.J.M" (Gray ink)
"3 Rolls of Hall Paper/for refurnishing 34 Chestnut St" (Anna P. Phillips script)
"To: Mrs. Stephen W. Phillips/No 34 Chestnut St Salem/Mass/BUNCE'S/MIDDLETOWN. CONN/PARCEL POST/IF THIS PACKAGE REMAINS UNDELIVERED PLEASE NOTIFY/SENDERS AT ONCE AND RETURN POSTAGE WILL BE PROVIDED" (printed)
"Paper from #34 at the Restoration/Rust + Tan Chinese-dining Room/Gray-Hall/Grass Cloth-Parlor/Tan with green-Stephen's Bedroom" (Betty W. Phillips script, blue ink)

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3488