Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-292845

Description

Rolled fragment of red flocked wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Fragment is the center of pattern only. Large-scale foliate damask roller-printed in red flocking, flocking overprinted in dark red, on light cream polished ground.

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.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1104

Places

Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Foliate scroll

Period/Style

Damask