Wallpaper Fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1802-1807

GUSN

GUSN-177858

Description

Wallpaper fragment of partial sheet. Amorphous design, alternating with stylized foliate vine on striped paper. Printed in black, white and green on blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Elias Cadwell House,

Additional Identification Number

1009

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1959.130
Title Sheathing Accession Number 1959.131

Maker

Zechariah Mills (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1967.26

Reference Notes

Antiques, vol. 62, Sept. 1952. Wallpaper in New England, p. 79, fig. 16.1. Lynn, Wallpaper in America, p. 114, pl. 6-6 (different blocks).

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stripe
amorphous shells?
rocks?