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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.241AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1980.241.1

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 (?)