Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-287456

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded floral sprigs figures with small bell-shaped flowers are evenly spaced on a beige ground. The fragment is torn in two.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mrs. Willis G. Johnson / Hancock, N. H." (handwritten)
"RWJ"
"1/2 roll or / more of this" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.529
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.531

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.530AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral sprigs

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Sprig