Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-286508

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Rockland, Massachusetts. Figures, embossed and gilded with gold leaf, depict a foliate sprig encircled by a small wreath with berries. Dusty rose colored ground, roller-printed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
gilding
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. H. S. Ferguson / 327 Salem St. / Rockland, Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.480

Places

Possibly France
Possibly Germany

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

wreath
berries
foliate
sprig

Period/Style

Gilt Figure