Wallpaper Frieze

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-284615

Description

Fragment of wallpaper frieze from Hollinston, Massachusetts. Immitation chintz or needlework pattern. Roller-printed in black, red, blue, yellow, green and tan on cream ground. Appears to be a frieze, based on the horizontal orientation of the pattern and horizontal border along the lower edge. The frieze appears to be associated with second layer of wallpaper (2001.281.409.2).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
friezes (ornamental areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Hollister / Charlie Brown - " (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.409.4
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.409.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.409.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.409.3

Wallpaper Details

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Freize

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

abstract
flowers
chintz

Period/Style

Imitation textile