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)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.464

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.103

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