Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-288331

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper with all-over foliate pattern from Little Compton, Rhode Island. Delicate branches with leaves and buds curl and scroll to form all-over foliate pattern. Roller-printed in metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Little Compton / R. I." (handwritten)
"G20" [Circled] (Written twice. Waterhouse identification number?)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.573

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Scroll
Foliate

Period/Style

Foliate