Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-286693

Description

Fragment. Wallpaper printed with overall grid of squares formed by pindots. Alternating squares contain stylized leaf motifs and stylized floral and leaf medallions. Printed in white and cream on pink 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 (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1994.55.3

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pindots