Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-286063

Description

Five wallpaper border fragments from Norwell, Massachusetts. Ribbon and Bow border. Block-printed in white, red, brown, two greens, peach and gray on blue ground. Border for sidewall 2001.281.468.1A-E

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Original wall / paper found under / door frame in / Md. Clark's living Rm." (Small collection of wallpaper from the Clark house had been mounted on cardboard and held in place with milar held by scotch tape. Notes penciled in beside wallpaper fragments.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 7/16 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.468.2A-E

Places

Probably United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bow
ribbon