Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273092

Description

Naturalistic floral wallpaper with floral border from West Peabody, Massachusetts. The pattern is reminiscent of both Aesthetic and Anglo-Japanese styles popular in the late nineteenth century. Roller-printed in muddied greens, orange and blue on black ground. The fragment is affixed to linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Old / Tayin / Estate / W Peabody" (Dorothy Waterhouse note)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

56 x 26 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.109

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
foliate
leaves
floral

Period/Style

Floral