Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-178469

Description

Fragment. Large-scale diaper pattern formed by winding ribbon in yellow enclosing sawtoothed foliage in yellow with white veining. Printed on ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

587

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1934.797.1
Title Accession Number 1934.797.2

Maker

Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 5/8 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary King Longfellow

Accession Number

1934.797.3

Reference Notes

"Agreeable Situations," Laura Sprague, pp. 148-9, cat 71 (illustrations)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined Sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ribbon
foliate

Period/Style

Diaper pattern