Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283678

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Floral Aesthetic style paper with foreground pattern of asymmetrical, densley arranged flowers and foliage roller-printed in greens, browns, red and orange. Background foliate pattern roller-printed in yellow on polished yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Crocker" (handwritten)
36 (Written in red pencil. Circled. Waterhouse inventory or reference number?)

Related Items

Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.306

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
sprigs
ferns
foliate

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral