Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-302528

Description

Fifth layer of wallpaper from the entrance hall of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts.Two fragments of striped wallpaper. White stripes with gray ribbing resemble ribbon overprinted with sprigs. Background of floral sprays and scrolling figures. Roller printed in gray, white, olive, tan and red on white ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Front Hall

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.135.5

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ribbon
Sprigs
Scrolls

Period/Style

Stripe