Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-287455

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded floral sprigs are evenly spaced on a gray ground. Three different floral sprigs are represented, each sprig in its own row and the sprigs in each row alternating mirror images of each other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
gilding
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Willis G. Johnson / Hancock, N.H." (handwritten)
"1,50" (May refer to price. )

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.529

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.530AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.531

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral sprigs

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Sprig