Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-287975

Description

Medallion and vine stripe wallpaper from Nashua, New Hampshire. Block-printed in blue on pale pink ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"No 1" ("No 1" may refer to first layer of wallpaper from this location. "18th century" is a note in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)
"18th century" (handwritten)
"#11 - From Nashua, N. H." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.557

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Vine
Medallion
Rosette

Period/Style

Medallion
Stripe