Wallpapered Boards

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1740

GUSN

GUSN-287967

Description

Five wallpapered boards. Wallpaper patterned with alternating medallions with solid and latticework backgrounds. Each medallion frames a flower. Printed in white, pinks, and greens on a blue ground. Removed from a circa 1744 Georgian home in Marblehead, MA.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

879.1
2013.140
930

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Accession Number

2013.140.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper