Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-176704

Description

Wallpaper fragments probably from the Stephen Robbins House, Lexington, Massachusetts. Three-dimensional block wallpaper, alternating with star element. Printed in white, black and varnish green on blue ground. Some fragments with attached border (see 1917.1583b).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Stephen Robbins House,

Additional Identification Number

271

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1583

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England", p 86, fig 18.3.

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

block and star

Period/Style

Geometric