Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-284641

Description

Fragment of ribbon and bow wallpaper border from the Stephen Robbin's House in Lexington, Massachusetts. Block-printed in two mauves, two greens, orange, black and white on light blue ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Stephen Robbins / house" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Robbins House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.412

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ribbon
bow