Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-273710

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral striped wallpaper in which the dominant white stripe alternates with a gray stripe. The white stripe is printed with a stylized floral vine on pin stripe. The design has jagged edges imitating weaving or needlework. The gray stripe is adorned with a gray floral vine. Roller-printed in two browns, two grays, mustard, black and white. Paper is either ungrounded or grounded with white and gray stripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey" (Stacey refers to a person. Other Waterhouse Wallpapers labeled "Stacey" are identified as being from Marblehead, MA.)
" 2 Rolls / 840 / 2 Rolls / 840" (printed)

Pattern No.

840

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.190

Places

Possibly Marblehead (Adams county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
vine
pin stripe
zig zag

Period/Style

Floral Stripe
Imitation textile