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)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.418

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.445

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