Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-288245

Description

Three unused fragments of floral stripe wallpaper from New Boston, Massachusetts. Pattern of gray stripes on polished white ground. Primary stripe is printed with sprigs of grasses and blue and violet flowers. Roller-printed in gray, two greens, two blues, ochre, brown, and two violets on a polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Glazed stripe" (handwritten)
"New Boston N. H. / 8 [circled]" (Handwritten)
"630 / 16. Yards" (Pattern number and yards per roll?)

Pattern No.

630

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1192

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.559A-C

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

Flowers
Grasses
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe