Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283686

Description

Fragment of scenery figure wallpaper. Pattern consists of strapwork framing scenes of rural life alternating with vignetttes of tools of learning, such as books, globe and telescope. Printed in green, grey, and brown on white, ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"#11" (handwritten)
"Short" [?] (First letter illegible, in cursive )

Associated Building

Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1911.78

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.78
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.79
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1978.132
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.78

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 3/4 x 7 5/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler

Accession Number

1911.80

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Strapwork

Period/Style

Scenery Figure