Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1826

GUSN

GUSN-177642

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Masonry paper with coffered designs. Two slightly different rosettes are placed in the centers of octagons. These alternate with star and palmette motifs. Printed in grey, two greens, black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1156

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.336.3b
Title Accession Number 1969.336.1-
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1969.339.3

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 7/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.336.3A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig.32.4, p. 137-138

Places

Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

coffers
rosettes
star and palmette
octagons

Period/Style

Masonry