Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-179022

Description

Wallpaper fragment with attached border. Paper (A) has pattern of alternating blue and white diamonds with opposite color quatrefoil flower in the center of each. White pinstripe background. Printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper. Top edge of paper is decorated with a blue ingrain border (B). The border has no pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"The border on this smaple was transferred from another on a dirtier sheet of the same/ 6 Aug. 1924"
(handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

471

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

2 7/16 x 11 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John W. Davis

Accession Number

1924.561AB

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1924.561.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamond
quatrefoil
pinstripe

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern