Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-302549

Description

Sixth layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Swirling, circular fan and seaweed figures overlaps narrow stripes with abstracted honeycomb pattern. Block-printed in pale yellow, yellow, green, tan and brown on cream ground. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.137.6

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Abstract
Fan
Seaweed
Stripes
Honeycomb

Period/Style

Stripe