Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-177707

Description

Fragment. Striped paper composed of 3 vertical rows of squares with checkerboard pattern. There are three pattern variations for each row: stylized foliate and striped block; angular 's' shape; and striped block and zig-zag shape and striped block. Squares are separated by a meader-like design. Printed in indigo on blue paper. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.), 1st Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

864

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.469.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 17 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1966.469.1

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

grid
checkerboard
leaf
square

Period/Style

Geometric