Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1802-1807

GUSN

GUSN-176808

Description

Wallpaper fragment of partial sheet. Amorphous design alternating with stylized foliate vine on striped paper. Printed in black, white, and green on blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Elias Cadwell House,

Additional Identification Number

697

Maker

Zechariah Mills (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Elmer D. Keith

Accession Number

1959.130

Reference Notes

Antiques, vol. 62, Sept. 1952. Wallpaper in New England, p. 79, fig. 16.1. Lynn, Wallpaper in America, p. 114, pl.6-6 (same maker, different blocks).

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1967.26
Title Accession Number 1959.13
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Title Sheathing Accession Number 1959.131

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stripe
amorphous shells?
rocks?