Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-178134

Description

Optical illusion three-dimensional block design with their vertical lines and chains. Printed in black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Sitting Room

Additional Identification Number

1495

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.187.2

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 85, fig. 18.2. Same pattern.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

three-dimensional blocks
chains

Period/Style

Geometric