Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1892

GUSN

GUSN-291888

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper with all-over foliate pattern. Wispy foliate branches, reminiscent the William Morris "Willow" pattern, with small flowers. Roller-printed in two browns and metallic gold on ochre ground. Manufactured by Warren, Lange & Co., New York. Pattern number 2443.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1900 / Portland / Merrill" (handwritten)
"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.

2443

Maker

Warren, Lange & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1051

Date

1885-1892 (Warren, Lange & Co in business from 1878-1892)

Places

Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)
New York City (New York state)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Willow
Leaves
Flowers

Period/Style

Foliate