Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-283654

Description

Four wallpaper fragments from a house on Wellington Street in South Boston, Massachusetts. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with large-scale, stylized floral pattern. Roller-printed in red, green and black on a bronze ground. Paper is embossed with a wood grain pattern and varnished after printing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
varnish
Art Nouveau
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Hall paper / (no other found)" (Written in pink highlighter?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To 4 Wellington Street (South End, Boston, MA), Front Hall

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 3/16 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.302A-D

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
floral

Period/Style

Art Nouveau