Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-283567

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Hayes House, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Diamond patterned formed by four alternating floral medallion designs. Block-printed in white and pink on gray ground. Handmade paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Hayes old house / Barnstable, Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Hayes House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.277

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamond
floral
flower
medallion
pindots
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Medallion