Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-283621

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. Floral sprig wallpaper. Flowers include roses, morning glories, lily of the valley and pansies. Block-printed in green and black on ungrounded laid paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"WW7" (Written in two places. One in blue ink, one in red. Waterhouse reference number?)
"Beverly - Preston" / "Mrs. Frank Preston / Bev. Farms" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 14 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.294

Places

Beverly Farms (Montgomery county, Maryland)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs
lily of the valley
rose
pansy
morning glory

Period/Style

Sprig