Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-283603

Description

Four fragments of paper from a bandbox associated with the Barnstable, Massachusetts library. Curved stripe pattern consisting of solid lines alternating with long, spiky leaves or vines. Block-printed in mauve and white on pink ground. Wove paper in partial sheetsr.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hatbox Barnstable Library" (Fragment (A))

Associated Building

Associated With Sturgis Library (Barnstable, MA),

Related Items

Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.286A-D

Places

Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

bandbox paper

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stripes
Vine
Leaf