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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.
paper (fiber product)
"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"
Original To Mosher Farm,
Title Wallpaper Frieze Accession Number 2001.281.1072
Hobbs, Benton & Heath (Manufacturer)
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
20 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1904-1917 (Dates Hobbs, Benton & Heath were in business.)
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Hoboken (Hudson county, New Jersey)