Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-302586

Description

Two fragments of the third layer of wallpaper removed from the stairway of the cellar leading up to the dining room of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Circular swirl pattern roller-printed in yellow, blue, white on gray ground. "Wm. H. Mairs & Co. / 1836" printed in selvedge.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Maker

Mairs, William H. (Manufacturer)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.144.3

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1968.80.6.1-.2
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.141.4

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Swirl