Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-179767

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border decorating fireboard (one of two borders and wallpaper decorating fireboard). Central rosette flanked by two lateral leaves and tendrils. A tongue and dart band runs along the bottom edge. Printed in two grays, white, peach, beige and two browns on a brown ground. See 1969.400B for first border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
painting (image-making)
flock papers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

6 x 17 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bertram K. Little

Accession Number

1969.400C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

fireboard

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosettes
leaves
scrolls
medallion
tongue and dart
rope