Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-287974

Description

Fragment of Gothic Revival wallpaper from Laconia, New Hampshire. Repeating image of a gazebo or tower among foliage. Roller-printed in blue, brown, and white on an off-white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1780 / Jewett House / Laconia, N.H." (handwritten)
"I think paper is / Am[?] made?" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 3/4 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.556

Places

Laconia (Belknap county, New Hampshire)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1089

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

architecture
Gothic
foliage

Period/Style

Gothic Revival