Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-288248

Description

Fragment of stylized scroll and flower wallpaper from New Boston, Massachusetts. Stylized scrolling stems sprout clover leaves and flowers with orange centers. Roller-printed in black, orange, two tans and metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"New Boston N. H. / 1860's / Fairly nice pattern" (handwritten)
"7" [circled] (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.560

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
clover
trefoil
foliate scroll

Period/Style

Floral