Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284017

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Osterville, Massachusetts. An overall foliate pattern is formed by large-scale leaf-like figures framing floral sprigs on pinstripe background. Roller-printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper. Fragment is affixed to paperboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"In attic on beams / Osterville / Antique Shop / Mrs. Birtwhistle" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.345

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.346

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaf
flower
sprig
stripes

Period/Style

Foliate
Sprig
Stripe