Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292839

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper from Salem, Massachusetts. Naturalistic rose bouquets repeat at interval down the center of the roll. Pairs of smaller rose sprigs are printed along the edge of the paper between the bouquets. Pattern imitates the French block-print florals popular from 1820-1830s. Roller-printed in two greens, two peaches, orange, red, blue-gray and gray on taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey - Salem / Gay boquet of roses - on gray-brown" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1100

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Bouquets
Sprigs

Period/Style

Floral