Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283637

Description

Two fragements of wallpaper from Braintree, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style pattern of dense, allover floral vine pattern with peacocks. Roller-printed in red on white ground. At least one older layer of wallpaper is adhered to the back of this paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From early house in / Braintree / Given me by Mary Bean" (On fragment (A))

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 1/4 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.299AB

Places

Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
vines
peacocks

Period/Style

Aesthetic