Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-273268

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Stoughton, Massachusetts. Wide, large scale striped pattern. One stripe features alternating vignettes of a red urn with a green marble ashlar. The vignettes of this stripe are framed in borders with c-scrolls. The other stripe is alternating ashlars of gray and green marble framed in red. The background is printed with an elaborate diaper pattern. Printed in white, two greens, two grays, red, and brown on a cream satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Grandma E / Glazed" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

38 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank D. Ellison

Accession Number

1935.980

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ashlar
Marble
c-scroll
scroll
Urn
diaper
stripe

Period/Style

Marble
Stripe
Renaissance Revival