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Wallpapered board

1969.342.7 (RS207142)

Description

Board fragment with wallpaper fragments on both sides. Side one features a remanant of a floral vine and stripe in red, green, and grey on a white ground; side two features an allover meandering ivy vine in green and grey on white ground. One edge of the board is broken; the other has a groove. From the third floor ell chamber of the Harrison Gray Otis House.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
meandering vine paper; vine and stripe paper dates to c. 1850-1860
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Surface Elements
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
carving (processes)
sheathing
softwood
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
55.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.342.7
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
301677
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.342.6 Relationship same paper (floral vine and stripe)
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.342.5 Relationship same paper (meandering vine)

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