Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-283325

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Marble column and panel wallpaper used to create large scale column and panel styles for halls, entries and vestibules. Paper fragment is printed in three patterns: marble (column pattern); plain polished white ground (wall pattern); and stripes of varying thicknesses (panel border pattern). The marbled pattern is block-printed in three grays, white, blue and gold foil. The stripe pattern is block-printed in three grays and gold foil. See Wallpaper in New England, figure 45-a on page 182 for a photo of this type of paper in situ.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.247

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

marble
stripe
column

Period/Style

Marble