Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-273535

Description

Partial roll and three fragments of wallpaper from New Hampshire. Partial roll and fragments of vine and stripe pattern. Pink vine with leaves and berries climb vertically over horizontal stripes with geometric patterns in light gray and green. Alternating with the vine is a pink vertical stripe or boarder with architectural oval rosettes and beed and reel. Block-printed in pink, mauve, red, white, and two greens on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Circa 1810 - old house, now gone- just beyond Hollis NH built in late 1700s" (text recorded on tag by registrar, original note lost?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Probably (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

60 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.149A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripe
vine
bead and reel
medallion
architectural

Period/Style

Stripe