Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1796-1797

GUSN

GUSN-177622

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Diaper pattern with inter-connected losenges made of meandering vine. Sprigs inside each losenge. Printed in white and black on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), Kitchen

Additional Identification Number

1139

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.334.2
Title Accession Number 1969.334.3
Title Accession Number 1969.334.1b

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 5/8 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.334.1A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig 22.5, p. 97-98

Places

United States

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

diaper pattern
sprigs
pin dots
meandering vines