Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-285510

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Nantucket, Massachusetts. Floral medallion and stripe pattern. Pink and green floral medallion figures over varied black stripes on green ground. Roller-printed in metallic gold and silver, light green, two pinks, red and black on green ground. Marked "3 / 1718 / D / Janeway & Carpenter. New Brunswick. Phila. & Chicago" in selvedge. Backside of fragment is affixed to the backside of a blue floral wallaper paper with birds (see 2001.281.444.2).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"3 / 1718 / D / JANEWAY & CARPENTER. NEW BRUNSWICK. PHILA. & CHICAGO" (printed)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.444.1

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower sprigs
scrolls
medallion
stripes

Period/Style

Medallion
Floral
Stripe