Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273368

Description

Embossed wallpaper fragment with geometric oblong and flower design. Roller-printed in glossy green and red on gold ground. Manufacturers stamp on verso reads "PEERLESS / SIDEWALL No. 4700." Fragment probably removed from a sample book.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Alma's Cousin" (aka Mrs. Woodward of Middleton, MA)
" "PEERLESS" / SPECIAL / SIDEWALL No. 4700 / RABBIT 525350 / IMPORTED / METALLIC / LEATHER / FINISH WITH MOULDING" (stamped)

Pattern No.

4700

Associated Building

Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 7/8 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.118

Places

Probably Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unuse

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Geometric

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

geometric