Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286633

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Salem, Massachusetts. Pattern depicts famous Parisian landmarks with interspersed shrubs. Roller-printed in green and two browns on light blue ground. Fragment A consists of several pieces taped together.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey / Salem / Has been reproduced by D. S. W. / by K & W. Green book IV" (handwritten)
"G92" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.869

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.484A-J

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Parisian Landmarks
Buildings

Period/Style

Scenery Figure