Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-272874

Description

Two fragments of unused wallpaper printed with floral medallion pattern. The medallions resemble stylized hanging lamps with beads, fringe and chain-like festoons. Each medallion frames a yellow rose sprig. Roller-printed in a light mauve, two yellows, brown, three greens, two violets and metallic gold on gray satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Woodward" (Dorothy Waterhouse's provenance note)
"Glazed" (Note from Dorothy Waterhouse?)
"545 / 16. Rolls" (printed)

Associated Building

Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

27 3/4 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.84AB

Places

Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cartouche
festoon
rose
sprig
floral
bead