Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-286703

Description

Floral wallpaper fragments from the Wing House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. All-over floral pattern in the Aesthetic style. Stylized flowers and leafy branches. Liquid mica pin dots highlight the pattern figures. Roller-printed in cream on light cream ground. "Keystone" printed in selvedge. Fragments affixed to paperboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"# 43 / Wing House - / Sandwich" (Written directly on the back of paperboard and again on jelly jar label affixed to back of paperboard)

Associated Building

Original To John Wing House (Sandwich, MA),

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.490
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.491AB
Title Wallpaper attached to wallboard Accession Number 2001.281.1200AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

North America

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.493

Places

Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Leaves
Stems
pin dots

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic