Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1787-1790

GUSN

GUSN-178501

Description

Fragment of floral and column stripe wallpaper. Grey ground with floral vine printed in blues, browns, pink, white, yellow. Columns printed in blues and brown. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Elmwood,

Additional Identification Number

843
1963.92A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

39 1/4 x 41 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Harvard University

Accession Number

1965.7.1A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig. 8.4, pg. 59.

Date

1787-1790 (1787 - Year house was sold to Elbridge Gerry)

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral trail
twisted columns

Period/Style

Floral Stripe