Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178510

Description

Used sample of floral trail wallpaper. Black ground with white pin dots forming vermicular pattern. Pattern features nosegays in bouquet holders and floral/vines. Block-printed in pink, blue, green, white and red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Old Manse (Concord, Mass.), Parlor

Additional Identification Number

2883

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1920.474a

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.656

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pg. 70, fig. 12.1 plate 6, photo pg. 104.

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Used Fragment

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

nosegay
carnation
floral vine/trail
bouquet
holder

Period/Style

Floral trail