Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-284670

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from the Captain Trask House in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. Quatrefoil and rosette pattern block-printed in dark olive and green on light blue ground. Evidence of earlier and later layers of paper present.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Given me / by / Binnie Wilson / 1810" (handwritten)
"G5" (handwritten)
"Capt Trask / Manchester-by-the-Sea / Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Trask, Richard
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Captain Trask House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

15 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.413AB

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosette
quatrefoil
flower