Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1796-1797

GUSN

GUSN-177649

Description

Wallpaper fragments in a pattern resembling an allover floral damask. Pattern is very faded and hard to decipher. Block-printed in white and light grey on yellow satin ground.

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

1164

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.1bc
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1-
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1a
Title Accession Number 2000.408-.410

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/8 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.1A

Reference Notes

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

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral damask