Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283615

Description

Three unused fragments of floral wallpaper from Bass River, Massachusetts. Pattern of overlapping sprigs of berries, roses and other flowers. Roller-printed in red, two pinks, white, two blues, ochre, gray and three greens on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"G38" [circled] / "Prescott Wild" (written on each fragment)
"A.2." (Fragment (A))
"Bass River" (Fragment (B))
"#2" [Crossed out] / "G38" (Fragment (B). Small, oval jelly jar sticker.)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 14 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.290A-C

Places

Bass River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Berries
Flowers
Roses

Period/Style

Sprig
Floral