Wallpaper Tracing

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-284175

Description

Pencil tracing of a floral paper with tassles. Original paper located in an upstairs room of the Harrison Black House, Dedham, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tracing (technique)
wallpapers
tracing paper
floral patterns
Pattern, Tracing

Inscription

"Tracing of original W.P. in upstairs room Harrison Black house - Dedham Mass - Formally first Tavern - Also in house the pictorial / w.p. King Ahasuesus = Queen Esther" (handwritten)
"Tracing of w. p. - upstairs back bedroom w. p. / Dr. Harrison Black house - Dedham, Mass / Formally tavern owned by [Gibbs?] and Adams / families for 200 years" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 x 17 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.371

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