Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292842

Description

Rolled fragment of green flocked wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Floral damask pattern with large-scale, stylized flower framed by serpentine foliate scroll and foliate vine. Roller-printed in metallic silver and green flocking on yellow ground with mica flakes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
damask
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Elaborate Flocks and Golds from Middleboro, Mass. (Delano-) Decorators papers of the 1880-1910 era" (Found with four other wallpaper fragments in a paper bag. Note written on 2001.281.1105)
"[text missing] Priory H.[text missing]" (printed)
"Green flock / 1870" (handwritten)

Pattern

Priory

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.777

Maker

H. Scott Richmond & Co. (Manufacturer)
Mott, Henry H. (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1103

Places

Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flower
foliate scroll
Vine

Period/Style

Damask