Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-284154

Description

Fragment of more than five layers of nineteenth and early twentieth century wallpapers from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Uppermost paper is a small floral figure paper roller-printed in two grays on brown ground with a floral border. The border is printed in gray, pale blue, cream, pale pink, and brown overlaid with thin silver pinstripes to immitate textile.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Floss" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.365

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral

Period/Style

Imitation textile