Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1893

GUSN

GUSN-293382

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Robert S. Hobbs & Co. with pattern of green scrolls and purple flowers. Roller-printed in four greens and three purples on light cream ground. Manufacturer's name and pattern number 1620 WH printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"ROBERT S. HOBBS & CO. 1620. WH" (printed)

Pattern No.

1620

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Robert S. Hobbs & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Dimensions

19 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1178

Date

1880-1893 (Robert S. Hobbs & Co taken over by National Wall Paper in 1893.)

Places

Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Scrolls
Strapwork
Flowers
Sprigs

Period/Style

Floral