Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-283594

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Embossed acanthus leaf pattern roller-printed in iridesent gold, blue and white on brown ground. Accompanied a gold stripe and figure paper, see 2001.281.279.1A-D.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Border to / gold on / white / Harris / Barnstable" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Harris
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.279.2

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.279.1A-D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

acanthus leaf
embossed