Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-284100

Description

Three matching fragments of wallpaper from the Old Crosby House, Main Street, Centerville, Massachusetts. Tapestry Landscape pattern of trees and shrubs in a pastoral landscape. Roller-printed in greens, browns and black on a pale light green ground. Pattern is overlaid with a horizontal black pinstripe to immitate the look of a tapestry.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From Old Crosby house. / Main St. - Centerville / (Mac Asbury) ? / then given me by Mrs. Snyder" (Uncertain if name in paranthesis is "Mac" or "Mae")

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.349A-C

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.90

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Trees
shrubs
bushes
fields
pastoral
pinstripes

Period/Style

Tapestry