Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-287097

Description

Wallpaper fragments from the main bedchamber of the Captain John Kendrick House, Wareham, Massachusetts. Fragments removed during mid-1970s restoration. Pattern of floral bouquets framed by a floral vine, diamond or diaper pattern. Block-printed in black and white on yellow or ochre ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. Partial British tax stamp on verso. Reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings as "Captian John Kendrick House."

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
diaper patterns
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"[English excise tax stamp] / PAPER / J" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original To Captain John Kendrick House,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.518.1A-I
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.518.2A-F

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.519A-L

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bouquets
floral vine

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern
Floral