Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-293352

Description

Rolled fragment Allen-Higgins Co. floral trail wallpaper titled "Chintz." A variety of flowers in pastel colors grow from the same meandering vine or branch. Background pattern of repeating trio of hash marks. Roller printed in green, brown, black, mustard yellow, yellow, two pinks, maroon, two violets, light blue and gray on white ground. Selvedge printed with pattern number "049C 'Vogue' Papers" and pattern name "Chintz" as well as manufacturers name.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Suggestion of crewel design" (handwritten)

Pattern

Chintz

Pattern No.

049C

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Allen-Higgins Wallpaper Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

27 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1170

Places

Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Vine
Branch

Period/Style

Floral Trail