Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-287568

Description

Two unused fragments of gilt-figured and striped wallpaper from Keene, New Hampshire. Stripes of alternating gilt-figures, one a single daisy sprig and the other a rose sprig and jewel, are separated by a swirling vine and flower stripe roller-printed in gray on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
gilding
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Sidney Holbrook / 67 Forest St. / Keene, N. H." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

47 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.537AB

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 Sprig
Jewel
Stripes

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Stripe