Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1815

GUSN

GUSN-177756

Description

Pattern of undulating, serpentine lines forming symmetrical hourglass shapes. Between lines are grapevines and 3-leaf clovers. Printed in two blues, orange, black, grey and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Short House Main House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

1650

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1972.113c
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.113A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

49 3/4 x 32 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1972.113B

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 102, 109, pg. 21 (fig. 35.5), pg. 147, fig. 35-b.

Places

United States

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

undulating lines
grapevines
foliage