Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292861

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper from the parlor of the William H. Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine. Wallpaper is second layer of two. First layer is still affixed. All-over floral of groups of planted stylized flowers. Roller-printed in metallic gold, black, peach and pale green on brown ground. This paper was still on the wall of the home's parlor in 1979.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"This w.p. is now on the parlor wall of the Wm Greeley house in New Gloucester, Maine + is lovely" ((See also, letter from Dorothy Waterouse about her visit to the Wm. Greeley house. In object file).)

Associated Person

Greeley, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To William H. Greeley Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

29 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1112.2

Places

New Gloucester (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1112.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers

Period/Style

Floral