Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-288379

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper affixed to paperboard. Dense floral pattern of blueberries and several varieties of stylized flowers on a background of solid colored twigs and vines. Roller-printed in black, pale blue, yellow, maroon, red and three greens on white ground. Marked with American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number "1458" in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"A. W. P. M. A. [logo] / 1458" (printed)
"Duplicate card of # 23 / Old house in Maine --" (handwritten)
"#23 / Duplicate card + / paper from old house in / Maine." (Written on jelly jar sticker)

Pattern No.

1458

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

18 5/8 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.584

Date

1880-1887 (A.W.P.M.A. dates)

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
blueberries

Period/Style

Floral