Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-283597

Description

Unused fragment of floral wallpaper from the Crocker Tavern, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Allover floral with large sprays and sprigs of pink and blue flowers. Roller-printed in gray, two blues, two pinks, three browns and green on white satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Dining Room / Crocker Tavern - Barnstable, Mass" ("Crocker Tavern / Dining Room Paper" written again in pencil)
"G36" (circled, appears twice, Waterhouse inventory or pattern number?)
"No mark / No [illegible]" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To Crocker Tavern (Barnstable, Mass.), Dining Room

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

38 1/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.282

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Leaves
vines
berries
sprigs
sprays
floral

Period/Style

Floral