Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-178951

Description

Fragment. Tile pattern in blue and white of alternating square and circular designs. Circular medallion has floral center with radiating stylized foliage bordered by open basket weave, square tile has centered flower with radiating foliate forms bordered by geometric, eliptical elements.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

440

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 x 9 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1923.248

Reference Notes

See very similar border design on Janes & Bolles tile pattern as illustrated in "Wallpaper in New England", p. 24, fig. I-21

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

imitation tile
basket weave
floral