Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283681

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style paper with dense, asymmetrical floral pattern roller-printed in two yellows, red, dark maroon, black and dark olive on olive ground. Olive ground color is badly deteriorated and has largely disappeared.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"cut as choke / Design 19 3/16 x 20 1/2" (handwritten)
"Crocker / Brewster Mass / Royal Damask" (Royal Damask the pattern name of Waterhouse reproduction??)
[check mark] (In red pencil.)

Related Items

Title Accession Number
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.855.1-.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.308

Places

Brewster (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral