Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292848

Description

Rolled fragment of rose medallion wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Pattern of rose sprigs framed by small oval medallions with scalloped edges. Small bow knots tied to foliate swags form background pattern. Roller-printed in pink, red and dusty rose on red ground with mica flakes. Paper is embossed with vertical ribbed pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
medallions (ornament areas)
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)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1107

Places

Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rose Sprigs
Bow Knots
Ribbon
floliate swags
Scalloped Edge
Medallions

Period/Style

Floral Medallion