Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-284469

Description

Wallpaper fragment from East Pepperell, Massachusetts. Medallion pattern block-printed in white on ungrounded, blue rag pulp paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
rag paper
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"East Pepperel, Mass." (handwritten)
"G14 / B11 [circled]" (G14 written in ballpoint pen, crossed out in pencil. B11 written and circled in pencil.)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.393

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Ingrain

Decor Motif

flower
Medallion
spirals

Period/Style

Medallion