Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1895

GUSN

GUSN-285817

Description

Unused embossed wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern of foliate scrolls over hashmark background. Probably block-printed in brown with black and metallic gold highlights on dark red ground. Varnished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
varnish
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs Horatio Rogers / 580 Osgood St. / No. Andover Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.452

Places

France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.453A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliate scrolls
flowers
hashmarks

Period/Style

Foliate