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Fragment of floral wallpaper with liquid mica stripe removed from the 1850 addition to the Nye House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Fragment is uppermost layer of three layers of wallpaper. Roller-printed in pale yellow, ochre, two grays, white, metallic gold and liquid mica on light gray ground. Paper affixed to the wall with selvedge printing visible. Pattern number 1216. Produced by Janeway & Carpender.
paper (fiber product)
mica (white pigment)
"From Nye Home / Sandwich Mass - / These papers were found in part of house / which was addition (circa 1850) --- Papers are later - / The Nye house was built with / first 2 over 2 rooms probably - / circa 1687" (handwritten)
"JANEWAY & CARPENDER NEW BRUNSWICK. PHILA. & CHIC. / 9 1216 E" (printed)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Janeway & Carpender (Manufacturer)
27 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1890 (January 1, 1890)
North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.496.1A-F
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.496.2A-C