Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-284692

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border still attached to sidewall paper from Medford, Massachusetts. Floral Arts and Crafts style ceiling border cut out around the pattern's lower edge. Roller-printed in green, white, and red with silver and gold sparkles on blue ground applied to oatmeal paper. Sidewall paper has no pattern, also blue ground on oatmeal paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Arts and Crafts (movement)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From Mrs. David J. Sargent / 164 Ashcroft Rd. / Medford / Mass 02153" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Dimensions

7 5/8 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.420AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Oatmeal

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves
sparkles
shading

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts