Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880s

GUSN

GUSN-283872

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Marrett House, Standish, Maine. Diaper pattern formed by six-sided diamonds separated by Greek Key pattern and border. Border pattern is not a separate paper. Border features a vine of berries, leaves and flowers. Roller printed in tans and browns on a light cream satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Frances Marrett

Accession Number

1944.877.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Greek Key
Berries
Leaves
Flowers
Vine
Diamond

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern