Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1835

GUSN

GUSN-273690

Description

Multiple pieces of wallpaper with attached border (see border 1967.122.2) from a single room. Papers were found in a bureau drawer in the Stetson House in Hanover, Massachusetts but may originate from the Broad Oak Farm also in Hanover. Wallpaper is a striped floral pattern. A stripe of orange tulip stripe alternates with pink floral stripe. Block printed on handmade paper in black, orange, white, and varnish green on sky blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Associated With Stetson House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Accession Number

1967.122.1

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripe
floral
tulip
vine

Period/Style

Floral Stripe