Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284527

Description

Small fragment of Gothic Revival style wallpaper part of a multilayered sample of papers from Hanson, Massachusetts. Earliest identified layer of approximately six layers is a small fragment of a Gothic style pattern roller-printed in black and white on green, ungrounded paper. Fragment attached to the back of 2001.281.401.3A.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Francis Hunt / 324 Winter St. Hanson" (written on scrap of newsprint)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.401.1

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.2A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.3A-C
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.7A-D
Title Wallpaper Tracing Accession Number 2001.281.402

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosette
Arch
Window

Period/Style

Gothic Revival