Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1796-1797

GUSN

GUSN-177645

Description

Narrow wallpaper border fragments Attached to sidewall 1969.337.1A. Floral pattern with tulips, roses, daisies and meandering foliage. Bands of mouldings on top and bottom of border. Printed in red, pink, white, yellow, two greens, two blues, black and ochre on an unground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1167

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.1
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1b
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.1032

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 5/8 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.1C

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig 22.1, pgs. 95-96

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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 (roses
tulips
daisies)
mouldings