Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1765

GUSN

GUSN-177745

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pattern consists of imitation prints framed with borders and bow knots. These "prints" are connected by trophies, flowers and C-scrolls. Stenciled in grey and block-printed in brown, white and black on pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Lady Pepperrell House Main House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

620

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

40 1/2 x 36 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.1559AB

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 51-52, fig. 5.1

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trophies
flowers
C-scrolls
windmill
people on horseback
bow knots