Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-288623

Description

Fragment of unused floral wallpaper from Portland, Maine. Stylized flowers and buds on curling stems form a dense, all-over floral pattern in a tan palette with orange and mica accents. Roller-printed in liquid mica, pale yellow, tan, brown and orange on creamy yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
mica (white pigment)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Miss Marion Merrill / Hollis St / Portland Me." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.602

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic