Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-177656

Description

Wallpaper fragment. This Neo-grec style paper features black, spherical vases with gilt fretwork handles, decorated with floral sprays and garlands. Stripes are formed by twining gilt with stalk with yellow ears. Printed in yellow and black with gold dust on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1175

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

22 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.6A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig. 50.3; p. 201-202

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.6B
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1-

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vases
gilt fretwork handles
floral sprays
garlands
stripes
wheat stalks

Period/Style

Neo-grec