Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1863

GUSN

GUSN-177180

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments. Medieval "buff varnished paper". Greek crosses in blue over green and red concentric circles on varnished buff ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.), Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1378
1969.800

People and Organizations

L. Marcotte & Co.

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.800C
Title Accession Number E-59

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.800AB

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; fig. 51.2, p. 204.

Date

1860-1863 (Paper purchased in 1863)

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

medieval

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cross
circle
medallion

Period/Style

Gothic Revival