Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1850

GUSN

GUSN-284101

Description

Three fragments of a stripe and sprig patterned wallpaper from an old school in Centerville, Massachusetts. Stripes of blue rose sprigs on a cream background alternate with brown stripes with small blue dot and dash figures in blue. Roller-printed in two blues, brown and cream on ungrounded paper. Fragment (A) is still attached to upper layers of wallpaper. See related objects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.350.1A-C

Places

Probably United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.350.2A-C
Title Wallpaper border Accession Number 2001.281.350.3A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
stripes
sprig
dots
dashes

Period/Style

Stripe
Sprig