Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1770-1785

GUSN

GUSN-178771

Description

Fragment. Vertical stripe of stylized foliage with repeating trophies of war and floral bouquets. Printed in black and white on yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Theodore Lyman House,

Additional Identification Number

1795

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

42 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore Kingsbury

Accession Number

1978.141

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p. 55, fig 6.3

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral bouquets
stripe
shield
halbard
flag
sword
quiver and arrows

Period/Style

Stripe