Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-178451

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Pattern of vertical floral vines or chains, intertwined with swags made up of small diamond shapes. Printed in black, grey and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Wentworth-Gardner House (Portsmouth, N.H.), 2nd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1885

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1980.241.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 10 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.241AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprigs
floral vine intertwined with a diamond swag
stripe (?)