Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-273271

Description

Wallpaper and border fragments from the Timothy Johnson House, North Andover, Massachusetts. Pillar and arch pattern paper (A) with border (B) of leaves under small arches topped with a band of beading. Block-printed in black, brown and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Caroline Rogers / North Andover / Paper removed to SPNEA" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To Capt. Timothy Johnson House (North Andover, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Trustees of Catherine Johnson

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1926.960.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1926.960.1b

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.110AB

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

column
pillar
scroll
beed
leaf

Period/Style

Pillar & Arch