Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286689

Description

Fragment. Wallpaper fragment with sprig and leaf motifs. Fragment too small to determine overall pattern. Block printed in blue on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Samples of early wallpaper / from unidentified New England / houses. Removed during / restoration by Roy W. Baker / Antrim, N. H. 1954." (Handwritten note by Nina Fletcher Little)
"Nina F. Little" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1994.55.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs