Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284461

Description

Unused wallpaper sample from East Dennis, Massachusetts. Floral stripe block-printed in three shades of green on an off-white, polished ground with light tan stripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"E. Dennis - Doris Nickerson" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.390

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
Leaves
Vine
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe