Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284700

Description

Unused fragment of floral wallpaper from Middleton, Massachusetts. Overall floral pattern in which two different groupings, each with three flowers, alternate in vertical rows. Wispy floral stems surrounded by pindots radiate from the groups of flowers. Roller-printed in two greens and black on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Alma's / Cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Flint Farm / Middleton" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.425

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
stems
pindots
leaves

Period/Style

Floral