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 Building

Original To Stephen Robbins House,

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.412

Places

United States

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