Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292331

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper from West Barnstable, Massachusetts. Large-scale, all-over foliate pattern of leafy branches bearing apples, grapes and plums. The dense foliate pattern is roller-printed in pink, red, dark maroon, three greens, tan and two purples on a background pattern of small black dots in varying sizes on brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Paper circa 1880 / from / Mrs. Watts - West Barnstable, Mass / Home built late 1700s" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

11 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1088

Places

West Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Leaves
Branches
Apples
Plums
Grapes
Naturalistic

Period/Style

Foliate