Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-285720

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Diamond and sprig pattern. Block-printed in white and green on yellow ground. Earliest layer of wallpaper from a sample of three unseparated layers. Pattern only partially visible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Pleasant St / Newburyport Mass" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.448.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamond
sprig
dots

Period/Style

Sprig