Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1935

GUSN

GUSN-302590

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from the fifth (last) layer of wallpaper removed from the stairway of the cellar leading up to the dining room of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Fragment of wallpaper border (associated with sidewall 1971.144.5.1) with floral medallions framed by scrolls on a stylized lace panel background. Roller-printed in red, maroon, green, white, pink and liquid mica on pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.144.5B

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.144.5.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.144.5.2

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Medallions
Lace

Period/Style

Floral Medallion