Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-273002

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Marblehead, Massachusetts. Stamped-gilt figure wallpaper in neo-grec style. Block-printed in gray and black with stamped gilt on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey / Marblehead / Mass" (Dorothy Waterhouse note)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

27 1/8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.98

Places

Possibly Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

neo-grec

Period/Style

Gilt Figure