Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-286817

Description

Three fragments of flocked rose wallpaper from Webster, Massachusetts. Large roses block-printed in four reds and four to five greens over black flocked ground. The design is visibly raised above the ground surface. Fragments are affixed to piece of paperboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Very early flock paper - / Webster, Mass" (handwritten)
"Early Flock / Webster Mass"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.505AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses

Period/Style

Floral