Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-287589

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper with a simple leaf pattern from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Foliate sprigs block-printed in metallic gold on beige ground. Fragment is the end of a roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Gov. Bradford / home. / Kingston, N. H." (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Governor Bradford House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.539

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Falling leaves
Foliate Sprig

Period/Style

Foliate
Sprig