Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-178531

Description

Five fragments of border (a-e). Stylized acorn and leaf pattern. Light green ground with orange and black. Larger fragment has fragment of complimentary paper attached (1966.491a). Three smaller fragments have newer paper laid on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

870

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1966.491.1
Title Accession Number 1966.491.3
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.966

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Gilbert L. Bean

Accession Number

1966.491.2

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pp. 75-6, fig. 14.2.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

acorn