Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-246045

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Black and white pin dot and strapwork design in quatrefoil pattern with leafy center. Block printed on dark blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Gothic (Medieval)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.), Parlor

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably England

Dimensions

13 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.585.2AB

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Gothic