Pamphlet

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-176667

Description

Wallpaper fragment used as a book cover. Paper is block-printed with a pattern of birds perched on flowered and berried boughs. Printed in green, red, black and white on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Booklet

Associated Building

Original To Cowing House,

Additional Identification Number

409

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 12 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth A. Huebener

Accession Number

1922.488

Reference Notes

Green and Hamilton, p. 100, fig. 35 for similar pattern.

Places

Weymouth (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Pamphlet

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Birds
blossoms
berries
boughs