School Book Cover

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-178075

Description

Fragment of wallpaper mounted on a bookcover made of parchment. Printed in olive green flock on a crimson ground. The content of the book is that of a school primer or book or accounts.

Details

Additional Identification Number

3510

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.2213

Date

1760-1770 (date inside book (1783))

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

School Book Cover

Ground Color

Crimson

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
flowers
foliage
pinstripes