Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-179766

Description

One of two border wallpapers on fireboard. Flocked border paper with scrolls of leaves and flowers over stripes. Printed in two browns and red on a white ground. See 1969.400C for description of second border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
painting (image-making)
flocking
flock papers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

56 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bertram K. Little

Accession Number

1969.400B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

sideboard

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
flowers
scrolls
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe