Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-285975

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Ashlar pattern of three-dimensional blocks with central floral element. Blocks are separated by vertical foliate vine. Block-printed in green and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"No Reading / Library" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.103

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 1/2 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.464

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

blocks
flower
vine
three-dimensional

Period/Style

Ashlar