Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-291848

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper. Diaper-pattern with quatrefoil figures block printed in metallic gold and black on taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1046

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Quatrefoils

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern