Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-178901

Description

Fragments. Large-scale diaper pattern. Stylized, floral medallion in black and white enclosed within diamonds formed by zig-zag lines. Printed on brown ground. Paper has a blue cast.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1862

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

12 3/8 x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John Codman, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.202AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallion
diamond

Period/Style

Diaper pattern