Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1785

GUSN

GUSN-179267

Description

Used wallpaper fragments. Narrow border pattern of circular sun motifs alternating with stylized, floral sprigs. Prints in grey, black and white on yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

859

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.2138A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 5/8 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.2138B

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 55, Fig. 6.2

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
sprig
sun with rays