Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-178490

Description

Wallpaper fragment with woodpecker medallion design. Block printed in light pink, dark pink, cream and varnish green on off-white ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Swain-Harrison House (Branford, Conn.),

Additional Identification Number

617

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1942.1163
Title Accession Number 1942.1164

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 3/8 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick J. Kelly

Accession Number

1942.1162

Reference Notes

Old-Time New England, vol. XXXII, no. 3, Jan. 1942. Wallpaper in New England, p. 135. fig. 31.2.

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Ivory

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Woodpecker
medallion
roses