Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-284572

Description

Embossed wallpaper fragment from Harwich, Massachusetts. English or French paper with pattern of dragons and strapwork. Dragons and a devil head hold bead or floral garlands in their mouths. Brown ground paper is stenciled in green, black and four browns, roller-printed in gold and varnished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
stenciling
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Doane / Harwich / Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 x 16 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.403

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Dragons
Devil
strapwork
garlands
foliate