Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284104

Description

Unused gilt-figured wallpaper fragment acquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Narrow stripes of embossed, gilded floral figures roller-printed on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
gilding
embossed wall coverings
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Chatham / Mrs. Atkins" (Appears to be in the hand of Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"Chatham / Atkins?" (In different handwriting than first inscription)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.351

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower
Leaf

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Stripe