Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-283618

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from Bass River, Massachusetts. Rosette and square pattern block-printed in orange, brick red, dark red and cream on gray ground. Handmade paper. Associated with wallpaper 2001.281.291.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.291

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.292

Places

Bass River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosette
geometric
architectural