Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-283622

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Hale House, Beverly, Massachusetts. Earliest, or first layer, of three attached layers of wallpaper. Possibly masonry pattern. Block-printed in green, black and white on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hale paper - 2 layers" / "Hale House Beverly Mass" (Note is incorrect. There are 3 layers, not two.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Hale House (Beverly, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.295.1

Places

Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.295.2
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.295.3

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Masonry