Framed collection of wallpaper samples

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1900

GUSN

GUSN-301009

Description

Framed collection of wallpaper and wallpaper border samples from the Jackson Homestead, Newton, MA. Many floral papers (some embossed), an Aesthetic floral design, several Anglo-Japanese papers and one Japanese leather paper. Arranged into a collage and mounted under glass in a plain silver metal frame. All samples used in New England.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
embossing
glass (material)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Wallpaper and wallpaper borders / used in New England, 1865-1900 (typewritten and affixed to back of frame)
Property of Jackson Homestead / Newton, MA (handwritten)
Historic Newton Corner (handwritten)

Associated Building

Exhibited At Jackson Homestead (Newton, MA),

Additional Identification Number

1021.1

Maker

Jackson Homestead (Collector)

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

30.5 x 40.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2014.52.1

Date

1865-1900 (wallpaper date range)

Places

Newton Corner (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
New England (United States) [general region]