Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-285048

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Auburn, New Hampshire. Moiré and floral stripe. Block-printed in gray, red and green on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
stripes
moiré
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1856 newspaper / found on the back / of this" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 11 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.436

Date

1850-1865 (1856 newspaper found behind wallpaper)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Moiré
flowers
vine
stripe

Period/Style

Stripe
Floral