Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178842

Description

Brocade wallpaper with stripes. The narrow stripes are embellished with ovals and pin dots. Meandering through the stripes are intertwined vines and ribbon gathered by sprigs and bow knots. Printed in blue, two whites and pink on an orange ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Bedroom

Additional Identification Number

2899

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

68 1/4 x 42 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.690A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 17.5, pg. 84-85

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.690b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Orange

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs
bow knots
ovals
pin dots
stripes
diaper pattern