Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-288821

Description

Yellow and pink butterflies with black-tipped wings fly among loose sprays of flowers and grasses roller-printed in metallic gold and light blue, black, yellow, pink and gray on white ground. The paper is embossed with a horizontal rib texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Pearl Gallant / 27 E. Elm St. / Yarmouth Maine" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.614

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Butterflies
Flowers
Grasses

Period/Style

Floral