Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284709

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with floral trail pattern from Middleton, Massachusetts. Two naturalistic branches with thorns and small pink and white flowers, possibly multi-flora roses, grow parallel to each other. Pindots surround the white flowers. Block-printed in black, brown, two greens, pink, red, yellow, white and blue on light green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Alma's cousin" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.426

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Multi-Flora Roses
thorns
vine
pindots
flowers

Period/Style

Floral Trail