Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1912

GUSN

GUSN-286444

Description

Fragment of floral stripe wallpaper from the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. Floral stripes with roses and morning glories growing from the same vertical vine. The floral vines are evenly spaced over narrow white and liquid mica stripes. Roller-printed in liquid mica, black, white, purple, blue, two pinks, two reds, two greens, tan and olive on ungrounded paper. Paper selvedge is printed with English registry numbers for the fabric pattern (Rd. No.57962 registered in 1886) and the wallpaper (Rd. No. 600552 registered in 1912).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"RD NO FOR FABRICS - 57962 / RD NO - 600552" (English Registry Numbers indicate Fabric in this pattern registred in 1886 and wallpaper in 1912.)

Associated Building

Associated With Old House, Quincy, MA (Adams National Historic Park), Bedroom

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Reproduction Accession Number 2001.281.477

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.476

Date

1912 (Per English Registry Number)

Places

Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Morning Glories
Vines
Stripes
Pin Stripes
Pin Dots

Period/Style

Floral Stripe