Wallpaper18

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-287632

Description

Unused fragment of floral medallion wallpaper from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Floral medallion pattern in grisaille except for colorful floral swags. The medallion figure is made up of a fabric shade or swag with tassles draping from a floral spray. Colorful floral swag hangs from the spray over the fabric. Roller-printed in three grays, three greens, purple, red and two pinks on polished white ground. Selvedge is marked"511 D."

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Glazed / Gov. Bradford's home / Kingston N. H." (handwritten)

Pattern No.

511 D

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Governor Bradford House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

18 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.541

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral Sprays
Swags
Fabric
Tassles
Grisaille

Period/Style

Floral Medallion