Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-178698

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Medallion and square paper. Alternating squares; one with quatrefoil and leaf urn with swans in center, the other square has a foliate and flower sunburst composed of geometric elements in center. Printed in red on yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Paper manufactured in squares/ Kimball Endicott House, Danvers, Massachusetts about 1700/ paper removed during repairs of 1924./ Gift of William C. Endicott, 3 Oct. 1924/ This paper was under no. [1924].654B" (Handwritten on verso)

Associated Building

Kimball-Endicott House,

Additional Identification Number

483

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William C. Endicott

Accession Number

1924.655

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p133, fig 30.1. Katzenbach; "The Practical Book on American Wallpaper"; p. 91, Repro. "Stencil Square"

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1924.654B
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.107

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Medallion
square
stencil
urn
swans

Period/Style

Geometric