Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283305

Description

Fragments of ceiling paper. Abstract pattern of overlapping, wavy cirlces and dots. Roller-printed in cream on a light copper liquid mica ground. American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo printed in selvedge. Fragment "A" is lined with unprinted paper. Fragment "B" is lined with a foliate pattern wallpaper of the same era.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
ceiling papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"A.W.P.M.A." [lettering in scroll logo] ( )
"260" [zero partially torn away, may be additional numbers missing] (printed)
"Cunningham" (Difficult to read but appears to be "Cunningham")

Pattern No.

260

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

39 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.231AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

circles
dots

Period/Style

Ceiling Paper