Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-288525

Description

Fragment of a diaper-patterned wallpaper from Gorham, Maine. Fourteen-sided lozenge figures form a thin-lined diaper pattern. Each lozenge frames a small, elongated quatrefoil. Roller-printed in brown, gray, blue, orange, red and green on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Gorham Me. / House of Mrs. Geo. Hutcherson" (Handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Dimensions

17 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.592

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

quatrefoil
diaper

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern