Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-284160

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Floral sprigs on pinstripes. Paper is in poor condition. Pattern probably block-printed in green, blue and coral, over white pinstripes on ungrounded, blue paper. First layer of two. This fragment still attached to upper layer fragment (see 2001.281.368.1A).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.368.1

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.368.2A-E

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprigs
pinstripes

Period/Style

Sprig
Stripe