Wallpaper fragments

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-241607

Description

Wallpaper fragments with three dimensional geometric pattern of blocks (parallelopipedon) and chains printed in green and brown on green ground. Fragment [B] has an attached border of a three dimensional pattern in black and white on blue ground with orange accents. Block printed. Found underneath French scenic wallpaper panels-2010.27.1. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

55.2

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker

Accession Number

2010.27.2A-D

Places

Hopkinton (Merrimack county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Geometric