Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-284676

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Marion, Massachusetts. Large scale floral pattern block-printed in blue with purple stenciling on pink and blue Irisé ground. Partial sheets of handmade paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From the Historical Society House / Marion, Mass" (Handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.417A-C

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves
vines
berries
tendrils

Period/Style

Floral