Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284531

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from Hanson, Massachusetts. Border for third layer of wallpaper (2001.281.401.3A-C) and the fourth paper of approximately six. Trellis pattern in salmon roller-printed over a rainbow ground. Back of paper also covered with rainbow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
rainbow papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Francis Hunt / 324 Winter St. Hanson"
(written on a scrap of newsprint)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.3A-C
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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.6A-C
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.7A-D

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.401.4

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rainbow
irise
trellis