Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-176645

Description

Two unused border samples. Laurel leaf scaled rod in two greens entwined by yellow, ochre and burnt sienna roses and buds. Bordered above and below by cable and beading. Printed on mustard yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Wallpaper border from garret/ of the Cowing house, Weymouth [Landing]/ Mass. Gift 7 July, 1922 of Mr. E./ A. Huebener of Dorchester" (Handwritten in pen on verso)
"From Cowing House/Weymouth Landing/Mass" (Pencil script)

Associated Building

Original To Cowing House,

Additional Identification Number

406
1922.424B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth A. Huebener

Accession Number

1922.424

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined Sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
laurel leaves
cable
beading