Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292874

Description

Rolled fragment of unused wallpaper border from the William H. Greeley Homestead, Gloucester, Maine. Large, green scrolling foliate vine on peach background flanked above and below by bands of maroon and yellow stylized flowers on ochre stripe. Roller-printed in three greens, pale yellow, maroon and ochre on taupe ground

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Greeley, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To William H. Greeley Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

9 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1115

Places

New Gloucester (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Foliate scrolls
Vine
Stripes
Stylized flowers

Period/Style

Foliate