Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1910

GUSN

GUSN-298829

Description

Wallpapered board. Top layer is an American roller-printed copy of an English block-printed design, "The Thelma" by R. Hamilton. Large Art Nouveau flowers, perhaps irises, printed in maroon, pink, and three greens on tan ground. Maroon striations create the appearance of fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
boards (flat objects)
wallpapers
softwood
Lumber
Board
Board

Pattern

The Thelma

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Maker

After Hamilton, R. (Artist, Designer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Components; Construction Materials

Dimensions

63.5 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Mark P. Lorett

Accession Number

1986.1089

Reference Notes

See Wallpaper in New England, page 261-262, for original block-printed version of "The Thelma."

Places

Medfield (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

iris

Period/Style

art nouveau