Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291875

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper. All-over pattern of stylized flowers roller-printed in light yellow with metallic copper dots on peach ground. The background is roller-printed in metallic gold. The paper is embossed with a woven pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Aesthetic Movement
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)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1048

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
dots

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic