Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284486

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Groton, Massachusetts. Abstract serrated lines printed cross over each other to form an overall pattern giving the impression of leaves or dense foliage. Block-printed in white and black on gray ground. Heavy, textured paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Groton" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.399

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

serrated lines