Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290114

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Large peach flowers and smaller yellow flowers with foliage against upper band of yellow (on olive ground) and lower band of red with yellow half-circle and diamond pattern along upper and lower edges. Red stripe runs along upper border. Roller-printed in red, two yellows, two peaches, white, brown, and two greens on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Caswell house / Bolton built 1775" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Caswell House (Bolton, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 25 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.918

Places

Bolton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
foliage
diamond
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral