Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-288566

Description

Five fragments of wallpaper from Bath, Maine. Paper is printed with stylized, large sunflower blossoms popular with Aestheic Movement designers. Grasses and petals strewn between the flowers. Roller-printed in pale yellow and metallic gold on blue-gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mrs. Trott / Bath Me" (handwritten)
"Trott / Bath Me" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Trott, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.596A-E

Places

Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sunflowers
Grasses

Period/Style

Aesthetic