Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-284672

Description

Wallpaper fragments with Masonic symbol from Manchester, Massachusetts. Masonic Square and Compasses symbol with G in center framed by Gothic Revival style architectural elements. Roller-printed in three grays, two blues, white and metallic gold on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
freemasons (construction workers)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Masonic paper. / Manchester, Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

26 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.415A-J

Places

New York state (United States)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Square and Compasses
architecture
arches
alcoves
shadow

Period/Style

Gothic Revival