Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-287565

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments with diaper pattern from Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Intersecting gold diagonal lines form a diamond pattern. The diamonds each frame a gold cross. There is a small black diamond with a quatrefoil figure at each intersection of the gold diagonal lines in the pattern. Paper is roller-printed in metallic gold and black on beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Jaffrey --- Torrey ? / Diapered -- Gold and black" (handwritten)
"Gold & Black / on white" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

36 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.536AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Quatrefoil
Cross

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern