Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-285384

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Floral stripe pattern. Naturalistic rose sprigs and sprays with background vines and leaves in shadowy grays and greens. Pale yellow and gray stripes with visible verticle brush strokes applied over polished white ground. Block-printed in gray, red, blue-green, purple, three greens and four pinks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mrs. Woodward" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.434

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
stripes
sprig
spray

Period/Style

Floral Stripe