Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1765-1770

GUSN

GUSN-178906

Description

Two fragments. Thick stemmed vine with large leaves grow sinuously up the paper with infills of diaper patterning and dots. (Vine looks flocked.) Printed in black, white and blue on a light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

583

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

7 3/8 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy Brigham

Accession Number

1934.407

Reference Notes

Lynn, plates 8, p. 39, fig 3-1, p. 67, p. 53. Wallpaper in New England; p. 43. Wallpaper in America, fig 75, p. 113, similar pattern.

Date

1765-1770 (1768 date of house)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Thick stemmed vines
diaper pattern and dots

Period/Style

Mock Flock