Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-283500

Description

Wallpaper fragment manufactured by Moses Grant, Jr. and Co. Paper appears to have been used as the cover of a journal. Marks indicating a hand sewn binding run down the middle of the fragment. Wallpaper has a large-scale grape vine pattern. Block-printed in violet and black on white ground on wove paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Grant" (Upper edge of Grant wallpaper manufacturer's stamp. Circled)

Maker

Attributed to Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 1/6 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.260

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

journal cover

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

grapes
vine
pindots
leaves