Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284394

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Clapp House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Embossed, Gilt Figure pattern on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Dorchester / Clapp House" (pencil overwritten with black crayon)

Associated Building

Original To Clapp House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.387

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flower
Bouquet
Vase

Period/Style

Gilt Figure