Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-285749

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. First layer of two unseparated layers of wallpaper. Pattern appears to be a floral stripe roller-printed in orange, red, browns, greens and black on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Pleasant St / Newburyport / Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.449.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe