Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-287457

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded foliate and berry figures with delicate trailing vines on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
gilding
embossed wall coverings
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Willis Johnson / Hancock, N. H." (handwritten)
"150" (May refer to price.)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.529
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.530AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.531

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Foliate
Berries
Trailing vine

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Foliate