Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-48460

Description

Two fragments of the first layer of wallpaper removed from a beam in the attic ("room k") of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Scrolling floral pattern roller-printed in pale yellow, white, pale green and outlined in dark olive on cream ground. (Same paper found in the Southeast bedroom, 1971.137.9).\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.140.1

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

Scrolls
Flowers

Period/Style

Floral