Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273718

Description

Fragment of wallpaper in four pieces from Attleboro, Massachusetts. Large scale damask pattern roller-printed in dark red on red ground with a mica wash. Multiple layers of earlier paper, including a plain paper in gray, are attached to the underside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
mica (white pigment)
damask
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Warren Holman / 224 No. Worcester St. / Norton, Mass 02776 / From old house in / Attleboro - / First minister's house on / Attleboro Green" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

25 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.192

Date

1880-1890 (Uppermost paper.)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

mica
damask
floral
scroll
foliate

Period/Style

Damask