Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292898

Description

Partial roll of scenery figure wallpaper. Large-scale vignette scenic vignette depicting park-like landscape. In the landscape is a monument with columns in the distance, a pond, stone balustrade and steps in foreground. The scene is framed by arbor of roses and a tree. Roller-printed in two browns, three blues, two greens, two pinks, two tans, gray on a gold, glittering ground. Paper is embossed with an asymmetrical texture. Manufactured by Thomas Strahan Company, pattern number 6272.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"6272 / T . S. Co. [Thistle logo]" (printed)
"Given by / Mrs. Jos. Howle[?]" (Name is difficult to read.)

Pattern No.

6272

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Thomas Strahan Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

78 x 30 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1125

Places

Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Landscape
Monument
Column
Water
Balustrade
Steps
Arbor
Roses
Trees

Period/Style

Scenery Figure