Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-175814

Description

Wallpaper border fragment. Pattern consists of meandering bellflowers printed in black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Wallpaper

Label

In "Cherished Possessions"

Associated Building

Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

459

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1923.4b
Title Accession Number 1923.5

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 1/8 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Vaughan

Accession Number

1923.5b

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p.60, fig. 9.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove
joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bellflower