Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-286897

Description

Three fragments of geometric wallpaper from South Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Repeating pattern of fleur-de-lis figures framed by tear-shaped cartouches over a background of small fleur-de-lis figures. Roller-printed in pale green, dark green, white, black and metallic silver on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
geometric patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"'Wellfleet' Original" ("Wellfleet" is the pattern name of the reproduction wallpaper based on this original.)

Associated Building

Original To Hinkley House (South Wellfleet, MA),

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.821

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.511A-C

Places

South Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

fleur de lis
cartouche

Period/Style

Geometric