Small chest drawer

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-287727

Description

Small wooden drawer from a chest or trunk. Drawer is made with tongue and groove construction and custom-shaped inserts to support wine glasses. There are remnants of a paper that once lined the interior of the drawer. The paper is block-printed with a vine pattern in black and white on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
block printing (relief printing process)
Chest

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 6 5/8 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.550

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

drawer lining

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vines