Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-288510

Description

Stylized floral wallpaper fragments from Hodgdon's Island, Boothbay, Maine. The floral pattern features two urn figures filled with flowers and foliage. The figures are surrounded by sprigs and sprays, forming a dense all-over floral pattern. Roller-printed in light olive, three pinks, metallic gold, blue, tan and brown on black ground. Fragment (A) shows the pattern repeat, the colors of fragment (B) are more vibrant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To

Related Items

Title Wallpaper border Accession Number 2001.281.588.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.588.2AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral