Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284690

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Luce House in Marion, Massachusetts. Diamond shaped coffer pattern with blue centers and bead molding. Diamonds are given a three dimensional appearance with the use of light and shadow. Roller-printed in tan, brown, blue and gray on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
coffers (ceiling components)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Luce House / From First Cong. Church / Parishioners / Marion Mass - / (Mrs. Lawrence Somers / South St. / Marion Mass" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.445

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.418

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
molding
shadow
three dimensional
beads

Period/Style

Masonry