Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-283620

Description

Wallpaper fragment attached to border from Bernardston, Massachusetts. Floral stripe and garland pattern. Block-printed in red, black, violet, and white on ungrounded, laid paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Freize from a house in Bernardston, Mass. / The original wallcovering was given / by B. Scott to K & W - who reproduced / it for Williamsburg Collection" / "[sidewall, not border, was a Williamsburg reproduction / RCN]" (Original note written in ballpiont pen. Postscript by RCN in brackets and written in pencil.)

People and Organizations

Katzenbach and Warren
Colonial Williamsburg

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.293.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 28 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.293.2

Places

Bernardston (Franklin county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
garlands
stipes
pindots
beads

Period/Style

Floral Stripe