Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-284180

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Dedham, Massachusetts. Striped wallpaper with stylized Neo-classical elements. Blue geometric stripes alternate with white stripes of stylized neo-classical figures. Block-printed in white and blue on ungrounded, blue paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"From Dedham Mass / Jo Steele" (handwritten)
"#14 / Early / Good / from / Dedham / Mass. / Jo Steele" ("#14" written in red pen. )

Related Items

Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.372

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower
palmette
geometrical
chevron
dots
dashes

Period/Style

NeoClassical
Stripe