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.)

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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.407
Title Grass Cloth Accession Number 2001.281.405

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.406

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