Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-283688

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Brewster, Massachusetts. Pattern of repeating floral bouquets with trailing vines. This early American paper is roller-printed in green, red, pink and blue on an undetermined ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Brewster Mass / Home of Miss Chapman" (handwritten)
"#7" (Waterhouse inventory or reference number? Written on oval jelly jar sticker.)

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.312

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment ?

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Bouquets
floral
vines

Period/Style

Floral