Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283992

Description

Five fragments of unused floral wallpaper border from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Border with flowers and leaves spilling over trellis design along lower edge. Thinner upper edge design of stripes and dots. Pale yellow background covers much of the olive green ground. Roller-printed in orange, red, pale yellow, black, dark green, pale green and white on olive ground. "A.W.P.M.A." logo and pattern number "1303" printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. John Gallishaw / Concord Ave / Cambridge" (On Fragment (A))
"A.W.P.M.A. / 1303" (Logo with lettering inside scroll / pattern number)

Pattern No.

1303

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 46 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.339A-E

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper