Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283682

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style paper with dense, asymmetrical foliate pattern roller-printed in black, yellow, maroon and orange on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Crocker / Brewster Mass / Springtime" ("Springtime" might be Waterhouse reproduction name??)
"19 3/16 x 20 1/2" (Design measurements)
"Property of / WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC. / 38 WAREHAM STREET / BOSTON, MASS. 02118" (stamped)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.309

Places

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

leaves
flowers
stems

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Foliate