Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-179117

Description

Fragment. Geometric tile pattern of circular floral medallions within octagons alternating with squares enclosing stylized foliate medallions. Printed in black and white on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3201

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Historical Society of Early American Decoration

Accession Number

1990.614

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1990.615

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove
joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

octagon
floral medallion
tile

Period/Style

Geometric