Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-285745

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Second layer of three un-separated layers of wallpaper. Very little of the paper is visible. Probably a floral pattern with white dots. Probably block-printed in green, red and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Pleasant Street / Newburyport Mass" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.448.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

dots