Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-179298

Description

Wallpaper fragment. All over scrolling leaf and vine design with berries, and a variety of diaper patterns within the leaves and pin stripes. Printed in two whites, metal dust and rust flock on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Ezekiel Swain House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

1656

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

55 5/8 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1972.117

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 38.2, pg. 153-154

Date

1840-1850 (1840-41 - house was built)

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
vines
berries
diaper pattern
pin stripes