Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-285799

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Landscape scene pattern typical of the mulit-colored, pictorial wallpapers produced in England during the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Three alternating scenes of chickens, ring-necked pheasants and grouse framed by leafy tree trunks and branches. Half drop repeat. Roller-printed in black, white, gray, yellow, two oranges, two blues, three browns and eleven greens on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

24 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.451

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

chickens
roosters
ring-neck pheasants
grouse
trees
leaves
pastoral
landscape

Period/Style

Scenery Figure