Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283598

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Crocker Tavern, Barnstable, Massachusetts mounted on paperboard. Anglo-Japanese style pattern featuring large floral bouquets among geometric shapes and figures. Striped design to immitate the look of a woven textile. American Wall Paper Manufacturer's Association logo printed in left selvedge. Roller-printed in yellow, dark olive, dark maroon, peach and brown on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Crocker" / "Barnstable" (written in two different hands)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Crocker Tavern (Barnstable, Mass.),

Maker

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

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.283

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bouquet
floral
geometric
pindots
stripes
rosettes
immitation textile

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese
Imitation textile