Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1915

GUSN

GUSN-285514

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Nantucket, Massachusetts. A variety of stylized flowers grow from the same woody trailing branches. Small exotic birds perch and fly among the branches. Roller-printed in two grays, brown, two blues and black on a white ground with gray dots. Affixed back-to-back to medallion and stripe paper 2001.281.444.1.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 7/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.444.2

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
branches
birds
dots

Period/Style

Floral Trail