Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-287101

Description

Striped wallpaper fragments from Wareham, Massachusetts. Pattern with six different stripes of small, stylized flower and vine figures. Block-printed in white, orange, and red on ochre ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. First layer of three probably removed from the Captain John Kendrick House during restoration in the mid-1970s. Fragment B still affixed to upper layers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Captain John Kendrick House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.520.1AB

Places

Probably United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.520.3

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
stylized vines
stripes

Period/Style

Stripe