Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-177668

Description

Wallpaper fragments (2). Embossed design of floral ornament of 3-lobed shape with leaves, thistles, cross and fleur-de-lis as embellishments. Printed in gold on a cream 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

1193

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.340.2-

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.340.1

Places

Possibly Germany
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flower
foliage
thistles
fleur-de-lis