Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283624

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Hale House in Beverly, Massachusetts. Uppermost layer of three layers of attached wallpapers. Chinese figure paper roller-printed in yellow, olive, and dark maroon on pale yellow or off-white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Hale paper - 2 layers" / "Hale House Beverly Mass" (Note is incorrect. There are three layers.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Hale House (Beverly, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.295.3

Places

Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.295.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.295.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Chinese Figures
Dragons
palm trees

Period/Style

Chinoiserie