Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1904-1917

GUSN

GUSN-292087

Description

Rolled fragment of floral stripe wallpaper produced by Hobbs, Benton & Heath, Hoboken, New Jersey. Damask stripe alternates with stripe featuring stylized roses with square flowers on long stem. The roses are circles by a gold medallion and stylized flowers. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, metallic gold, brown, gray, pale blue on cream ground. Pattern matches frieze 2001.281.1072.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"HOBBS [in box logo] / 1184 / 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.

1184

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

20 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1073

Date

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

Places

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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Frieze Accession Number 2001.281.1072

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized roses
Stripes
damask

Period/Style

Floral Stripe