Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-288327

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper from Cranston, Rhode Island. Sprigs of three flowers tied with string alternate with a stripe consisting of a vertical line broken by evenly spaced dots and flowers. Roller-printed in black and gold on gray ground.The pattern imitates a more expensive embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

Cranston R. I. / 10 [circled]" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.571