Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292157

Description

Wallpaper sample from the "old paper shop of Mr. Childs" in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Gold-colored ground with black flecks, no pattern. Paper is rolled on a cardboard tube. Carved wooden rod attached to paper's end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Covering, WallWallpaperWallpaper

Inscription

"Plain gold / mid-19th cent -" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse)
"Boylston St. / Boston, Mass. / Wall Paper Dept." (stamped)
"M. D. 149 - 93 Sq Yards / 23 Rolls" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

149

Associated Building

Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

29 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1079

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Form

Display Sample

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Plain Papers