Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-223684

Description

Wall board with several wallpaper fragments adhering. Side one has two wallpaper fragments: (1) Grid of white vines with stylized black floral motifs on dark green ground. (2) Alternating stripes of pink and blue eight-petalled stylized flowers, interspersed with green four-petalled flowers; pink, blue, white, black, and green on beige ground. Second paper is adhered to two or more additional wallpaper layers, both blue, which are barely visible. Side two: Vertical vine stripes alternating with stripes of floral medallions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
boards (flat objects)
wallpapers
softwood
Board

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John Hardy Wright

Accession Number

2004.36

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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Wallpaper Details

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral