Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-286001

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Square lozenges with concave corners separated by rosettes on faux marbleized background. Block printed in two greens and three grays on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Jacob Wendell House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Ronald Bourgeault

Accession Number

1992.173

Date

1815-1820 (Based on 1816 purchase and renovation of house.)

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Probably

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lozenges
rosettes