Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-284533

Description

Diaper and sprig pattern wallpaper fragments from Hanson, Massachusetts. Probable fifth paper of approximately six from the same location. Roller-printed in violet, white, two greens and two browns on ungrounded paper. Applied over wallpaper 2001.281.401.3A-C, border 2001.281.401.4 and decorative floral element 2001.281.401.5AB.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.3A-C
Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.401.4
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.5AB
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.7A-D

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.401.6A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

losenge
sprig
diaper

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern