Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1885

GUSN

GUSN-291935

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with willow and flower pattern. All-over pattern of olive colored stylized willow branches and flowers accented in dark red and with metallic gold dots. Roller-printed in dark olive, dark red and metallic gold on olive ground. Pattern number 855 printed in the selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"855" (printed)
"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"

Pattern No.

855

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1059

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Willow branches
Dots

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral