Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-284388

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from the Standish House in Dighton, Massachusetts. Repeating geometric stripes with stylized star or flower pattern are separated by eight pin dot stripes. Roller-printed in metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
stripes
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Original Parlor Paper / used in house built by Thomas D. Standish in 1849 - / next to Berkley [?] Bridge / now 14-16-18 Center St. Dighton, Mass. / Granfather of / Mrs. Mary Standish Miller / Segreganset, Mass." (written by Mrs. Mary Standish Miller)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.384

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

geometric
flower
star
pin dots

Period/Style

Stripe