Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1807

GUSN

GUSN-177650

Description

Wallpaper fragment. An arcaded border that caps the stripes on the sidewall. Top band of anthemia or palmette-type shapes. In each there are alternating shells and between the arches are narrow stripes of feathered leaves. Printed in green, white, pink and yellow with black flock on a light green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1169

Maker

Moses Grant & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.2B

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig 23.1, p.111

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.2
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1-

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

shells
arcade
arches
palmettes or anthemion feathered leaves
sprigs
dots