Wallpapered Book Cover

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-178313

Description

School book covered with a wallpaper patterned with horizontal stripes. Wide stripes have ovals surrounded by diagonal pinstripes. Printed in black, green and white on a blue ground. This could be a stripe pattern, but more probably a sheet of uncut borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Book cover

Additional Identification Number

3515

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.2218

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

School Book Cover

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ovals
dots
pinstripes