Wallpaper and wallpaper border attached to building stud

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-293812

Description

Fragments of wallpaper and flocked wallpaper border attached to building stud. Wallpaper is an 1880s floral pattern roller-printed in green, light blue, dark gray, black and red on gray ground. The border, dating from 1860-1870, has a classical pattern of fretwork and stylized leaf figures block-printed in tan, cream, metallic gold, and green flocking on white ground. The flocking is overprinted in green and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
studs (structural components)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Jared / Coffin House / Built 1832 / School St Edgartown / Ell built / later" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 x 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1198

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Aesthetic

Period/Style

Floral