Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-287591

Description

Unused fragment of striped wallpaper from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Pattern of wide stripes, features a horseshoe-shaped spray of flowers on a background of small quatrefoil figures, alternating with narrow stripes with hash mark and dot pattern. Roller-printed in cream, five browns and green on a tan ground. Marked "820" in the right-hand selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"820" (Pattern number)
"15" [Circled] (handwritten)
"Gov. Bradford home / Kingston N H" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

820

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Governor Bradford House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.540

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral Spray
Stripes
Quatrefoil

Period/Style

Stripe