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 Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.525

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.524

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