Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-178569

Description

Cut sample of flocked paper. Crimson ground, with diapered patterning in gray and white, floral design in crimson flock.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
Wallpaper

Associated Building

John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.), Drawing Room

Additional Identification Number

1773

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Worcester Historical Society

Accession Number

1977.109

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England" Pg. 41, photo on Pg. 103

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Crimson

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Tulip
floral