Wallpaper Fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-178546

Description

Fragments of hand blocked and flocked border. Grape vines entwining grisaille plasterwork printed in three browns, white and four blues on rust and brown flocked ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Benjamin Pierce House,

Additional Identification Number

627

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 14 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Emily and Jessie Pierce

Accession Number

1943.783.2A-E

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pg. 171, fig. 40-4.

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Grape vine
scroll

Period/Style

Gothic Revival