Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-283594

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Embossed acanthus leaf pattern roller-printed in iridesent gold, blue and white on brown ground. Accompanied a gold stripe and figure paper, see 2001.281.279.1A-D.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Border to / gold on / white / Harris / Barnstable" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.279.1A-D

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.279.2

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

acanthus leaf
embossed