Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-272957

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Rococo Revival floral pattern in pink, red, green, blue and purple with scrolls and beads in tan and background stripes in gray. Roller-printed on white satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Dorchester - Clapp House" (handwritten)
"Dorchester - Clapp - Duplicate" (handwritten)
"G71" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To Clapp House,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1186

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 1/4 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.94AB

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Scroll
stripe
Rococo
Beads

Period/Style

Rococo Revival
Floral Medallion