Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-285470

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Vertical stripes of stylized flowers with wispy, curling stems alternate with geometrical stripes with trailing vine and floral medallion figures over horizontal banding. Roller-printed in pale yellow, orange, blue, gray, black and two browns on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Goldsmith / Middleton" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 7/8 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.437

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.439

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
stems
leaves
vine
medallion

Period/Style

Floral Stripe