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

Object Type

Building Component

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