Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1796-1797

GUSN

GUSN-177644

Description

Wide wallpaper border fragments. Large flowers, including tulips and foliage, intertwined. There is a bottom band of what looks like quatrefoils with cresting mouldings. Printed in red, pink, yellow, two greens, two blues and white on an unground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1166

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.1B

Reference Notes

WPNE, fig. 22.1, pgs. 95-96

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.1
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1c

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
mouldings