Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-284157

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Probably foliate scrolling pattern. Paper in poor condition, pattern difficult to discern. Block-printed in mint green and possibly white or gray. White ground or ungrounded. Handmade sheets of wove paper. Layer two of three.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.366.3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.366.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
scrolls