Grass Cloth

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-284579

Description

Small sample of grass cloth wall covering from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Printed with floral pattern in gray-green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
grass (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Nylon papers from / lady in Haverhill" (Written on envelop addressed to Dorothy Waterhouse. Cancelled postage stamp dated Jan 11 / 3:30 PM / 1958 / Haverhill / Mass.)
"Japanese grass cloth" (Not in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.407
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.406

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.405

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Grass Cloth

Decor Motif

floral