Skip to content

Search Collections

Wallpapered board

1959.131 (RS207203)

Description

Sheathing, unfinished on both sides and rabbeted along both edges. Wallpaper fragrments attached. Amorphous design alternating with stylized foliate vine on striped paper. Printed in black, white, and green on blue ground. Straight match. Heavy loss of pigment.

Details

Maker
Zechariah Mills (Manufacturer)
Date
1763
Board age. Wallpaper date 1802-1807.
Associated Building
Original To Elias Cadwell House.
Material
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Guilford (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
walls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.131
Credit Line
Gift of Elmer D. Keith
GUSN
78
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1959.130 Relationship same wallpaper; same provenance
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1967.26 Relationship same paper

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
amorphous shells?
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

Comments