Wallpaper fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-283496

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment produced by Moses Grant, Jr. and Co. Pattern is a large-scale leaf design framing medallions of feathers tied with a bow. Block-printed in red and white on an ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Manufactured / by / M Grant Jr & Co / No 6 Union Street / Boston" (incircled with design)

Additional Identification Number

1.1984

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1965.159
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1930.1619
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.259

Maker

Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.258

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

plume
feather
leaf
pindots
medallion
bow