Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1807

GUSN

GUSN-175805

Description

Fragment. Striped paper. Vertical rows of losenges with stylized leaves alternating with rows of ellipses framing sprounting stylized flower buds. Printed in black and lavender on yellow ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1609

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 20 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.464B

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England", p. 115, fig. 24.4

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

losenge
stripe
leaf
ellipse
flower buds
ribbon

Period/Style

Stripe