Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-286702

Description

Unused landscape scene wallpaper fragments from Dracut, Massachusetts. Two brightly colored vignettes of dancers and grape harvesters framed by grape vines. Roller-printed in eighteen colors on ungrounded paper. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From / home of / Mrs. Cullity / Sandwich, Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Heywood, Higgenbottom & Smith (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

5 7/8 x 20 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.492A-G

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.373A-F

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

dancer
grapes
vines
Mediterranean
landscape

Period/Style

Scenery Figure