Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-180763

Description

Board with tounge and groove edge and several layers of wallpaper. Broken along edge that once had groove. First (earliest) layer of wallpaper is a block printed with concave-edged diamonds and foliate vines in black and white on a blue ground. The second paper is block printed with stripes of diaper pattern, foliate vine, and stylized flowers, also in black and white on a light blue ground. The third paper is an allover block print floral and foliate pattern in teal green on ungrounded paper. See 1968.32.2 and 1968.32.3 for flat samples of second and third papers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
wallpapers
softwood
carving (processes)
Lumber
Board
Board

Associated Building

Original To Parson Stephen Badger House,

Additional Identification Number

A846
1968.32a

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 52 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter A. Peinze

Accession Number

1968.32.1

Places

South Natick (Natick, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Related Items

Title Wallpapered board Accession Number 1968.32.5
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1968.32.2
Title Wallpapered board Accession Number 1968.32.5

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

diamond
foliate
vine