Walllpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-285323

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Green and black stripe elements and floral sprigs on a honeycomb background. Block-printed in green and black on white polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mrs. Woodward / Middleton / Alma's cousin" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.431

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

honeycomb
stripe
sprig

Period/Style

Stripe
Sprig