Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-288256

Description

Striped wallpaper fragment from Orford, New Hampshire. Foliate sprigs and snowflake-like medallions alternate on strapwork stripes. Roller-printed in maroon, green, and gray on light gray or white polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Elm House Orford N. H." (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 1/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.563

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Leaves
Medallions
Strapwork
Stripes

Period/Style

Foliate
Stripe