Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-287147

Description

Two fragments of striped wallpaper from Wareham, Massachusetts. Stripes of overlapping lozenge or leaf-shaped figures alternate with a field of small, stylized sprig figures. Block-printed in blue and white on light blue ground. Handmade paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Captain John Kendrick House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

75 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.522AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lozenge
sprig
leaves

Period/Style

Stripe