Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-272851

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Wallpaper is block-printed with a floral vine pattern in bright blues, oranges, yellows, brown, tan, pink and white. A second entirely monotone vine is printed in turquoise. The ground is light turquoise with a satin finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Alma's cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Middleton" (Dorothy Waterhouse's handwritten note)

Associated Building

Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

8 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.76

Places

Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Ground Color

Turquoise

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral Vine

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Vine

Period/Style

Floral Trail