Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1957

GUSN

GUSN-284583

Description

Small sample of Nylon wallpaper from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Flocked patten of stylized flowers and curling feathers in light cream on cream ground. Paper is reflective and embossed with small dot pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
nylon
paper (fiber product)
flocking
embossed wall coverings
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 also Nylon $16.00" (Not written in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting. Felt tip pen.)

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.407

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
feathers
dot texture

Period/Style

Floral