Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-286894

Description

Four fragments of wallpaper with all-over rose sprig pattern. Naturalistic rose sprigs with pink blossoms, buds and foliage over a background of grasses and foliage shadowed in blue. Roller-printed in white, two light pinks, two olives, ochre, brown and turquoise on light blue ground. Selvedge marked with "A.W.P.M.A." logo and pattern number 1547.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Old fashioned rose / Wellfleet ?" (handwritten)

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

North America

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.510A-D

Date

1880-1887 (A.W.P.M.A. date range)

Places

North America (North and Central America) [general region]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
branches
foliage

Period/Style

Floral