Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-177166

Description

Cut wallpaper sample. Pomegranate and chrysanthemum frieze. Printed in beige, green, black, peach, brick red, brown and tan on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"About 1860-70? From/the Haven house, corner/Mt. Vernon + Mt. [sic] Cedar St. Boston." ([Note: Should be West Cedar St.] )
"71475P" (stamped)

Pattern No.

71475P ?

Associated Building

Haven House,

Additional Identification Number

342

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1919.517a-g

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 x 26 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1919.517i

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pg. 222, fig. 60-1. For similar patterns, see Antiques, vol. 96, Oct. 1969, and Omar and Hamilton, Wallpapers: A History, pg. 388, fig. 1076.

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pomegranates
chrysanthemums

Period/Style

Aesthetic