Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-288376

Description

Wallpaper fragment with diaper and sprig pattern from Northern Maine. Diaper pattern formed by scrolling lines and stylized leaves. The diamonds of the pattern frame rose sprigs. Roller-printed in blue, green, red, and pink on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From Mrs. Margaret Mills / From old house in norther / Maine" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.582

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diaper pattern
Diamond
Sprig
Scroll

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern
Sprig