Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1881

GUSN

GUSN-302605

Description

Roll of wallpaper. Trellis pattern enclosing squares; each of four corners is a large circular flowerhead alternating with square and leaf motif. Background of flowers. Block printed in red, light yellow, green, brown, and peach on light beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Covering, WallWallpaperWallpaper

Inscription

Howell & Brothers / 555G (printed)

Pattern No.

555G

Maker

Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Mark P. O'Brien

Accession Number

1997.98

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

flower
trellis
square
leaf

Period/Style

Eastlake