Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1885

GUSN

GUSN-288261

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with landscape scene from Wilmont Flat, New Hampshire. Wide border is printed with the repeating image of Mount Vernon in a pastoral landscape. Roller-printed in white, ochre, two browns, four greens, black and two grays on pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Wilmont Flat, N. H. / from / house on top of mountain / Mrs. Martha Hoffman / Watertown" (Handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper border Accession Number 2001.281.566.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.566.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Mount Vernon
Pastoral
Landscape

Period/Style

Scenery Figure