Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

18601870

GUSN

GUSN-284576

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from Hatchville, Massachusetts. Border attached to diaper pattern wallpaper fragment (2001.281.404.1). A thick textured or braided green cord and smooth, narrow orange cord twist around each other over a black background with orange edges. Roller-printed in three greens, orange and black on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"August 1977 / From old 1740 house in / Hatchville, Mass - given me by / Hayden of Cotuit / Brown paper with green design and border is interesting / First layer not as / early as 1740, I'm sure / Top layers are late papers" (handwritten)
"From house built in Hatchville Mass (Cape Cod) in 1740" (Written on wallpaper folder. Cut from folder before rest of folder discarded. (by MM?))

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.404.2

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.404.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rope
Cord
twist