Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca.1795

GUSN

GUSN-286688

Description

Fragments. Nine wallpaper fragments. Overall pattern cannot be determined; however, motifs present include stylized stars, lozenges, pin dots, scrolling lines and chevrons. Block printed in white on green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Scraps of wallpaper from the lining / of a trunk, circa 1795" (Typed label from Nina Fletcher Little, stored in object file)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1994.54A-I

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper