Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-284637

Description

Two fragments of flocked wallpaper border from the Waters Memorial Hall in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Fragment (B) affixed to paperboard. Gray quatrefoil flowers alternate with a small gray flower and acorns figure on a background of brown flocked overprinted with green stylized fern figures. Bead and reel borders on upper and lower edges. Block-printed in white and three grays on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.410.2AB

Places

Possibly France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.410.1A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

quatrefoil
flower
acorn
bead and reel
molding

Period/Style

NeoClassical