Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1923-1930

GUSN

GUSN-286418

Description

Fragment of floral stripe wallpaper from the Adams National Historic Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. Alternating stripes of pink flowers, one of small pink flowers the other of larger pink roses, divided by solid green and patterned mica stripes. Roller-printed in liquid mica, four greens, two pinks, red and white on a light cream colored ground. Marked with pattern number 8527 and "UWPC of NA" (United Wall Paper Crafters of North America). Note describes the paper as "Original from J. Adams House," however, the reproduction of this paper can be seen in the Brooks Adams Room of the Old House, Adams National Historical Park.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
mica (white pigment)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Original paper J. Adams House" (handwritten)
"8527" (printed)
"U.W.P.C. of N.A. / Union Made" [logo]
"CP-8527-E" (pattern number)
"Dan: / 60 rolls as per sample / Please telephone before delivery printing / 266-0130 / Thanks, Bernie Scott" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

8527

Associated Building

Original To Old House, Quincy, MA (Adams National Historic Park),

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.780

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

North America

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.475

Date

1923-1930 (UWPC of NA = 1923-1958)

Places

Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
North America (North and Central America) [general region]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
roses
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe