Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1957

GUSN

GUSN-284581

Description

Small sample of Nylon wallpaper from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Screen-printed with fern branches in bronze and flocked fern and leafy branches in cream. Reflective (resembles liquid mica), light cream ground. "Hand Print by Fine" [text cut off] in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
nylon
paper (fiber product)
flocking
screen printing
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.)
"This is nylon / $16.00 a roll" (Not Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.406

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.407
Title Grass Cloth Accession Number 2001.281.405

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

fern branches
Leafy branches

Period/Style

Foliate