Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-284122

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Piazza room of The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts. Collected as part of a wallpaper restoration project taking place at the property in 1967-1968. Diamond patterned paper in which pattern and background printed with small dashes giving the pattern a great deal of texture. Possibly intended to imitate woven textile or worked leather. Roller-printed in black and dark red on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
geometric patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Piazza Room / The Wayside / Concord Mass / 20 1/4" wide" (handwritten)
"Piazza Room / 13 Rolls" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To The Wayside,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.357

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds

Period/Style

Geometric
Imitation textile