Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-285992

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style allover foliate pattern with stylized fruit and flowers. Persian stylistic influences. Roller-printed in light olive, maroon and metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Inscription

"No Reading / Library" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.465

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
flowers
fruit
dots

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral