Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-288667

Description

Fragment of unused floral wallpaper from Portland, Maine. Meandering floral vine with peach-colored blossoms and berries. Roller-printed in two shades of olive green, two shades of peach and metallic gold on light cream ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Marion Merrill / Portland Me." (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

J.J.L. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

26 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.603

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.783

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
Berries

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic