Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283595

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Double diaper pattern. Background diaper has wide lines with marblized design. Foreground diaper features stylized rosettes at diagonal intersections. Roller-printed in olive, pale yellow, and two browns on ungrounded paper. Marked "16 Rolls" in right-hand selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"16 Rolls" (printed)
"Barnstable Harris" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Harris
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.280

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Marble
Rosettes
Diaper

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern