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)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.346

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.345

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