Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-292090

Description

Two fragments of unused floral wallpaper. All-over pattern of large pink poppies on meandering green stems. Background pattern of small horizontal dashes. Roller-printed in pink liquid mica, pink, red and three greens on ungrounded paper. Union Made logo printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"M. P. & C. M. of U. S. / Union Made [logo]" (Unidentified union logo.)
"Mosher Farm / Gorham Me - / Poor 1890's" (handwritten)
"Mosher?" [circled]
"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"

Associated Building

Original To Mosher Farm,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1074AB

Places

Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Poppies

Period/Style

Floral