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Rolled fragment of unused wide border or frieze wallpaper from the William H. Greeley Homestead, Gloucester, Maine. Floral medallions are formed by rose bouquets printed in light greens in held by scrolling acanthus leaves framed by metallic gold foliate vines and c-scrolls. Also areas of diamond strapwork and light green rose swags. Roller-printed in white, two light greens, olive, gray, tan and metallic gold on cream ground. Manufactured by the Robert Graves Company, pattern number 6942RA.
paper (fiber product)
"6942 R A / THE ROBERT GRAVES CO. / VII" (printed)
"These are other Victorian papers used in the / Wm. Greeley house in New Gloucester, Maine" (handwritten)
6942 R A
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To William H. Greeley Homestead,
Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)
New York, New York, United States
37 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
New Gloucester (Cumberland county, Maine)
New York City (New York state)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1117