Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-273291

Description

Three wallpaper fragments from the General Sylvanus Thayer House in Braintree, Massachusetts. Entwined, stylized floral vine and dotted ribbon with continuous dotted vine. Block-printed in white on blue paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Sylvanus Thayer House (Braintree, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1923.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1990.606
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.100

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.111A-C

Places

Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Ingrain

Decor Motif

floral
vine
ribbon

Period/Style

Floral Trail