Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-177635

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pattern of an elaborate ornament made up of scrolls, circles, leaf ornament, flowers and a rod. On edges of paper are interlocking diamonds with leaves and wavy lines. Printed in gold on a grey-white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 1st Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1159

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany; United States

Dimensions

21 5/8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.336.5

Places

Possibly Germany
Possibly United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.336.1-

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaf ornament
interconnected diamonds
scrolls
candelabra