Wallpaper Frieze

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1904-1917

GUSN

GUSN-292085

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper frieze produced by the Hobbs, Benton, & Heath, Hoboken, New Jersey. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, metallic gold, brown, gray, pale blue on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"HOBBS [in box logo] / 2184 / K" (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.

2184

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Mosher Farm,

Maker

Hobbs, Benton & Heath (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1072

Date

1904-1917 (Dates Hobbs, Benton & Heath were in business.)

Places

Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Hoboken (Hudson county, New Jersey)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1073

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Freize

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Roses