Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292823

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper from Wellfleet, Massachusetts. All-over pattern of small white flowers attached to leafy stems. Roller-printed in dark brown, pale yellow and yellow on brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"770" (printed)
"Freeman Baker house - about 200 years old / Truro Rd. Wellfleet / Miss Ethel Nickerson's house / Discovered in the house 64 years ago." (handwritten)

Pattern No.

770

Associated Person

Nickerson, Ethel, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1096

Places

Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
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

Sprigs
Foliate
Leaves
Flowers

Period/Style

Floral