Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284698

Description

Two fragments of unused Gothic Revival style striped wallpaper from Middleton, Massachusetts. Large central figure with multiple gothic arches, trellises, trefoils, quatrefoils and ivy vine swag flanked on either side by wide stripes with similar motifs. Additional pindot with pinstripe and pindot stripes. Roller-printed in green and gray on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Alma's cousin" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.423AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arches
trellis
trifoil
quatrefoil
pindot
pinstripe

Period/Style

Gothic Revival
Stripe