Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292871

Description

Rolled fragment of unused floral wallpaper from the William H. Greeley Homestead, Gloucester, Maine. All-over pattern of flowers, grasses and hanging floral vines. Roller-printed in two light yellows, orange, pale green, olive, maroon and red on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"125 / A. W. P. M. A [in scrolling banner logo]" (Pattern number / American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo)

Pattern No.

125

Associated Building

Original To William H. Greeley Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1114

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
morning glories
vine
grasses

Period/Style

Floral