Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-273661

Description

Wallpaper fragment with block-printed leaf pattern in brown on light brown ground. Along left side of fragment is printed a flocked laurel leaf and berry stripe overprinted in orange and brown. (See 1995.565 for a variation on this pattern). This fragment has been identified as a fragment of sidewall from a wallpaper set from the Hayes House. The Hayes House is now part of Berwick Academy, South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Additional Identification Number

2001.281.185

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.607R

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.607A-Q

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Freize

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vine
Foliate

Period/Style

Neoclassical