Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-287130

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Wareham, Massachusetts. All-over medallion pattern. Small medallions with stylized floral centers among curling figures and small stylized flowers. Block-printed in red on ochre ground. Wove paper, partial sheets. Fragment is the second layer of three and is still adhered to upper and lower layers. Probably removed from the Captain John Kendrick House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Captain John Kendrick House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.520.2

Places

Probably United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.490
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

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
medallions

Period/Style

Medallion