Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-272815

Description

Wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Multicolored roller-printed, flocked wallpaper in a floral pattern of yellow, brown, two reds, two greens and black. Areas of the pattern that are not flocked are covered in metallic gold. The paper has an olive green ground and is embossed with horizontial ribbing. A square piece has been cut from one side of the fragment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flock papers
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Horatio Rogers / N. Andover, Mass." (Dorothy Waterhouse provenance note)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.73

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused / end of roll

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
foliate

Period/Style

Floral