Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-176652

Description

Fragment of a border. Continuous floral vine framed by zig-zag stripes. Printed in black, white, red and pink on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
fireboards (fireplace equipment)

Additional Identification Number

498

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.902B

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 91, note 7; same pattern is illustrated on p. 91

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fireboard

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
vine
stripe