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)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.463

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.37
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.245

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