Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-272212

Description

Fragment of first layer of six layers of wallpaper removed from a house in Schrewsbury, Massachusetts. Wallpaper has a diamond pattern with alternating small diamonds and stylized fleur de lis where larger diamond pattern intersects. Printed in blue, brown and cream on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

2000.509.1

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

geometric
diamond