Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-177669

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Pattern has faded almost completely, but there are vertical stripe lines, pin dots and sprigs. Printed in green, black, white on a bluish green ground. Tax stamp on verso. Also on verso notes and drawings relating to this paper and 1969.341.1.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 3rd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1199

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.341.1-

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 5/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.341.1AB

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p.97, fig. 22b (tax stamp)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
dots
sprigs