Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-292367

Description

Rolled fragment of "The Apple Tree" wallpaper from the Woodward House in Massachusetts. Large-scale, stylized trees with triangular, leafy canopies. The trees shows some similarities to the Arts and Crafts style. Each tree has a single wayward branch and small patches of stylized flowers grown between the trees. Roller-printed in green, blue, brown and red on green ground. English.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"TRIM OFF EITHER SIDE / THE 'APPLE TREE' " (Roll edges tattered, some of text missing.)
"Late & homely / Circa 1900 / From Cambridge (Allis) / From Woodward House - Lynnfield or Reading" ("Lynnfield or Reading" added later.)

Pattern

Apple Tree

Associated Person

Allis, Nancy Olive Morison
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Woodward Emory House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

34 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1090

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized trees
Flowers