Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291860

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper. Meandering floral vine with pink roses and yellow morning glories over background of light blue and liquid mica stripes. Roller-printed in two greens, yellow, white, two pinks, fuschia and liquid mica on light blue ground. Manufactured by Kayser & Allman. Pattern number 672.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern No.

672

Maker

Kayser & Allman (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1047

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Morning Glories
Floral Vine
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral