Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-284675

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Marblehead, Massachusetts. Diamond diaper pattern with stylized floral figure. Roller-printed in cream, tan and two browns on polished tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Marblehead / Nellie Stearns Messer [?] house" (Handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.416

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamond
diaper
flower

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern