Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-286691

Description

Fragment. Wallpaper printed with abstract horizontal v-shapes and framed medallions enclosing a leaf motif. Fragment too small to determine overall pattern. Block printed in two greens, white and dark brown on yellow 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)
Nina F. Little

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 15 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1994.55.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions