Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-284468

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Edgartown, Massachusetts. Pattern of rose sprigs intwined by climbing vine. Paper is embossed with a basket weave pattern and printed in white, brown, metallic gold and dark gray on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Late / Gabley [or Sibley?] / Edgartown" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.392

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vine
leaves
roses
buds
berries

Period/Style

Aesthetic