Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-293453

Description

Partial roll of Rococo Revival wallpaper from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Floral medallion pattern roller-printed in pink, red, green, blue and purple with scrolls and beads in tan and background stripes in gray on white satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"glazed / Clapp house - Dorchester" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Clapp House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1186

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.94AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Scrolls
Stripes
Beads

Period/Style

Rococo Revival
Floral Medallion