Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-283532

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Assonet, Massachusetts. Ashlar pattern blocks on a background of marble. Each ashlar block is edged with a scroll design and frames a vignette of a pastoral house. Roller-printed in gray, green and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Assonet" (On back of lining paper.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 11/16 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.275

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scroll
marble
ashlar
pastoral
house

Period/Style

Ashlar
Marble