Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-272835

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. The paper is block-printed in navy blue in a stylized Neoclassical design. The pattern appears to be a repeating medallion.The paper is ungrounded, handmade sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Alma's Cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Middleton" (in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"1825-1835" (Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting??)

Associated Person

Woodward, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

43 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.74

Places

Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Medallion

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallion
flower
leaf

Period/Style

NeoClassical