Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-287139

Description

Fragment of striped wallpaper from Wareham, Massachusetts. Striped "common" wallpaper typical of mid-nineteenth century with delicate, geometric elements and small stylized flowers roller-printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Captain John Kendrick House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.521

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
dots
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Stripe