Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292864

Description

Rolled fragment of unused floral wallpaper from the dining room of the William H. Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine. Loose-stemmed floral bouquets form all-over pattern. Roller-printed in black, maroon, peach and pale yellow on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine / Dining room wallpaper hung, presumably, between 1882-1894" (Not written by Dorothy Waterhouse.)

Associated Person

Greeley, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To William H. Greeley Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

13 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1113

Places

New Gloucester (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
bouquets

Period/Style

Floral