Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-177661

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Stripe pattern with central arabesque pattern. Scrolling foliage as framework around an urn with a garland of greens held up by griffins. Printed in green, red, white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1189

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.339.5

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.339.1-

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolling foliage
urn
griffins
garland
interlacing stripe

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival