Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-285779

Description

Fragment of wallpaper from North Andover, Massachusetts. Simple pattern of repeating leaf with sprig figure. Block-printed in blue and green on light blue ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. Attached geometric block or step border (see 2001.281.450.2).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Caroline Rogers / 1st Layer" (handwritten)
"No Andover - Very early - Caroline Rogers" (On original folder (discarded))

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

13 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.450.1

Places

Probably United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.450.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
sprigs

Period/Style

Foliate