Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283679

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Floral, Aesthetic style paper with asymmetrical pattern of sprays with turquiose and red flowers and olive palm fronds. Roller-printed in two shades of turquoise, red, dark maroon, fuchsia, yellow, and three shades of olive on olive ground. Logos of the American Wall Paper Manufacturer's Association and pattern number 160B1 are printed in the left-hand selvedge.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Crocker / Brewster" (Crocker written on front and verso)
"13" / [check mark] (Written in red pencil. "13" is circled. Waterhouse pattern or reference number?)
"A.W.P.M.A. [in banner logo] / 160B1" (Americna Wall Paper Manufacturer's Association logo and pattern number.)

Pattern No.

160B1

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

16 5/16 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.307

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprays
rose
carnation
palm

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral