Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-40812

Description

Layer of wallpaper (.1) with border (.2). Removed from the second floor right rear room of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Two fragments of wallpaper (.1) with a circular swirl pattern roller-printed in yellow, blue, white on gray ground. "Wm. H. Mairs & Co. / 1836" printed in selvedge. Wallpaper border (.2) printed with pattern of leaves and flowers spilling over a stripe resembling ceramic tile blocks. Paper is embossed with square pattern.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Wm H. Mairs & Co./2 Rolls/1836" (Printed in selvedge.)

Pattern No.

1836

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

968.80.6

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.141.4
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.144.3

Maker

Mairs, William H. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1968.80.6.1-.2

Places

Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Geometric
Floral