Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1845

GUSN

GUSN-285974

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Sprig and vine pattern copied from a high quality French paper (see related objects). Block-printed in gray and green on white ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"No Reading / library" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.37
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.245

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.463

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vine
flowers
sprig

Period/Style

Floral Trail