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 Building

Original To

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.90

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.349A-C

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