Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-284109

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment acquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Bouquets of red lilies tied with bows of red ribbon. Background pattern of repeating triple stripes roller-printed in pale blue liquid mica on white ground. The Robert Graves Co., pattern number 6876H.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"6876H / THE ROBERT GRAVES CO." (printed)
"Chatham / Harriet Keene" (countermarked)

Maker

Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.353

Places

New York state (United States)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lily
flowers
bouquet
stripes
bow
ribbon

Period/Style

Floral