Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1815

GUSN

GUSN-177755

Description

Wallpaper border with festoons, drapery and tassels with a top band of a single row of chevrons and a bottom band of a continuous cord. Printed in green, beige, and pink on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Short House Main House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

1651

Maker

Appleton Prentiss (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 56 3/5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1972.113C

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 147, fig. 35b, pl. 21, pg. 69, fig. 11.7. Lynn, fig. 7.4, pg. 123.

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1972.113
Title Accession Number 1985.127
Title Bandbox Accession Number 1920.42
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.113A

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral festoons
tassels