Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-246046

Description

Wallpapered board with fragments of a black and white pin dot and strapwork design in quatrefoil pattern with leafy center. Block printed on dark blue ground. Nail in corner of board.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
boards (flat objects)
walls
laid paper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Board

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

11.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.585.1

Places

York Harbor (York county, Maine)
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower
strapwork
quatrefoil

Period/Style

Medallion
gothic