Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284531

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from Hanson, Massachusetts. Border for third layer of wallpaper (2001.281.401.3A-C) and the fourth paper of approximately six. Trellis pattern in salmon roller-printed over a rainbow ground. Back of paper also covered with rainbow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
rainbow papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.401.4

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.3A-C
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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.6A-C
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.7A-D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rainbow
irise
trellis