Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1798-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178132

Description

Five fragments of China trade paper from the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Consists of delicate floral and stripe motif, printing in green, pink, blue, brown and black on light colored ground. Appears to be light pink under border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1406
1971.135.1A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.135.1.1

Reference Notes

"Wallpapers in New England"; p.94

Places

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

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Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

China trade

Medium

Paper
Rice or Mulberry?

Decor Motif

floral
vine

Period/Style

China trade