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)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.530AB

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.529
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.531

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