Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284484

Description

Fragment of Gothic style wallpaper from Grafton, Massachusetts. Gothic architectural elements frame pattern of repeating blue lozenges. Roller-printed in blue, tan and brown on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Grafton / Mr. Forbush Anderson" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Anderson, Forbush, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.397

Places

Grafton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

architectural
windows
lozenges
flowers

Period/Style

Gothic Revival