Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178474

Description

Fragment. Small scale diaper pattern. Black wavy lines framing orange circle and black dots on blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

862

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1966.462B

Maker

Alfred Peats Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1966.462A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; p. 65, fig. 11.1. Agreeable Situations; Laura Sprague, pp. 145-6.

Date

1785-1800 (1786, date house completed)

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ribbon
star

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern