Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-179765

Description

Wallpaper used to decorate a fireboard. Wallpaper depicts a scene of a young girl leaning against a wooden bucket with chickens and potted plants. Printed in two browns, yellow, cream, three grays, and white on a blue ground. The board has two cut outs to accomidate andirons. (See 1969.400, 400B, 400C for descriptions of the fireboard and wallpaper borders).

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Adams House,

Related Items

Title Fireboard Accession Number 1969.400

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 45 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bertram Little

Accession Number

1969.400A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

pastoral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

potted plants
bucket
chickens
girl

Period/Style

scenery figure