Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-287976

Description

Fragment of scenic figured wallpaper from Naushua, New Hampshire. Repeating pastoral scene of farm animals and peasants. A boy in blue jacket, cow, goat, and sheep are central figures. Structures in background. Scene framed by foliage. Roller-printed in grays, greens, browns, blues, salmon, yellow, orange, black, white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From Mrs. Mason - Nashua, N. H." (handwritten)
"Antique Wallpaper/ Margaret Mason / Nashua, N. H. / [list of color]" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1917.141
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1185

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.558

Places

Nashua (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pastoral
Peasants
Livestock

Period/Style

Scenery Figure