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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.112 (RS181204)

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Stylized floral and foliate border with architectural motif along one edge. Block-printed in three blues, yellow, orange, tan and brown on probable tan ground. Brick red colored flock surrounds pattern and is printed with black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Dorchester / Clapp" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flock papers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 x 24 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.112
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273292

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
flower
Leaf
foliate
architectural
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Design Technique
Flocked

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