Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1798-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178130

Description

Fragment of China trade border from the entrance hall of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Consists of delicate floral vine and chain stripe. Prints in pink, white, blue and black on pink (?) ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
hand-painted
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1407
1971.135.1B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.135.1.2

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 94.

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
China

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.135.1.1
Title Accession Number 1971.135.2
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.135.1.1

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Use

China trade

Medium

Paper
Rice paper?

Decor Motif

floral
vine

Period/Style

China trade