Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-284151

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from President Eliot's House, Cotuit, Massachusetts. All over floral pattern in which rose, tulip, carnation and other flowers appear to bloom from the same meandering vine. Roller-printed in cream, two pinks, red, three greens, yellow, two blues and brown on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

Sawyer Cotuit / President Eliot's House" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

William Campbell Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.363

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.362

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
rose
tulip
carnation
hydrangea
vine

Period/Style

Floral Trail