Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-284181

Description

Unused landscape scene wallpaper fragments from Dracut, Massachusetts. Two brightly colored vignettes of dancers and grape harvesters framed by grape vines. Mediterranean landscape. Roller-printed in at least eighteen colors on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Miss Cutter's house / in Dracut" (handwritten)
"House in Dracut" (handwritten)
"G69" (Waterhouse inventory or refence number?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Heywood, Higgenbottom & Smith (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.373A-F

Places

Dracut (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.492A-G

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

grapes
grape vine
dancers
figures
landscape
Mediterranean

Period/Style

Scenery Figure