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

Maker

Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

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

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1934.797.1
Title Accession Number 1934.797.2

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