Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-287189

Description

Fragment of foliate stripe wallpaper from the Governor Badger House, Belmont, New Hampshire. A stylized foliate stripe, with two rows of leaves growing from a vine, alternates with a field of striated diamonds with dot centers. Block-printed in brown and white on ochre ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Gov Badger - / Parlor" (handwritten)
"First layer - underneath / scenic by Dufour / Gov. Badger house / Belmont, N. H. / Border also" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.524

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 1/41 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.525

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

leaves
vine
diamonds
dots
stripes

Period/Style

Stripe
Foliate