Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284105

Description

Two fragments of unused gilt-figured wallpaper aquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Vines with large leaves and trios of small flowers grow up a straight rod forming narrow stripes that alternate with floral figures. Pattern is embossed and gilded on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Chatham / Atkins?" (written on both fragments)
"13" (Circled. Waterhouse inventory or pattern number?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.352AB

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

vine
leaves
flowers

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Stripe