Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-286690

Description

Two fragments of diaper patterned wallpaper from the John Wing House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Small-scale diamond pattern roller-printed in white and blue on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"John Wing house / Sandwich Mass / duplicate / Ricket Blue / 1840" (handwritten)
"Sandwich Mass / John Wing house" (handwritten)
"1825-1835 / Diamond Pattern / Paper itself is background color / over all repetitive pattern / rag pulp paper / John Wing Hse / oldest house in Sandwich Mass" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To John Wing House (Sandwich, MA),

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.490
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.493
Title Wallpaper attached to wallboard Accession Number 2001.281.1200AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.491AB

Places

Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
stylized flowers
pin dots

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern