Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-286801

Description

Wallpaper fragment with stylized floral vine pattern from Townsend, Massachusetts. Stylized vines or branch with light-colored leaves undulate up the paper. Red flowers and berries highlighted with gold accents. Roller-printed in red, orange, black, olive, metallic gold and gray on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Townsend, Mass / Suggests Wm. Morris?" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.503

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Leaves
berries
branches

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral