Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-292288

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper from Duxbury, Massachusetts. Large-scale diamond pattern formed by wavy lines resembling meandering paths. Inside the "paths" are depictions of planted fields, farms and apple trees. The diamonds frame large blossoming apple tree branches. Roller printed in black, dark green, blue, yellow and pink on tan ground. The paper is lightly embossed with a woven texture. "Baeck W. P. Co." and "Muralia" are printed in the selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

Mrs. Herbert W. Kelley / Washington St. / Duxbury" (Not in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)

Pattern

Muralia

Associated Person

Kelley, Herbert W., Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Baeck Wall Paper Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Dimensions

25 1/2 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1087

Places

Duxbury (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Apple Tree Branches
Apple Blossoms
Farms