Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-286010

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. The fragments made up of unmatched layers and patches of the same wallpaper. Full pattern not visible. Appears to be an Aesthetic style version of a damask with central floral figure encircled by floral vines and scrolling, stylized ribbon. Roller-printed in pale yellow, black and metallic gold on a biege 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

36 1/2 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.467AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
ribbon

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Damask