Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-288378

Description

Three fragments of floral wallpaper from Maine. All-over floral pattern consisting of stylized flowers with curling and scrolling leaves and stems. Roller-printed in blue, white and gray on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Grace Stammers / from Maine" (handwritten)
"2 Rolls / 808" (printed)

Pattern No.

808

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 9 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.583A-C

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

stylized flowers
foliate
scroll

Period/Style

Floral