Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-288817

Description

Four wallpaper fragments with floral swag pattern from West Buxton, Maine. Floral figures and swags block-printed in orange and blue on light blue ground. Printed on uncut French book plates. Laid paper. For accompanying border fragments see 2001.281.612.1a-f

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"French with interesting / border / First paper / W. Buxton Maine / (Mrs. Grace Davis" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.612.2A-D

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Swags
Flowers

Period/Style

NeoClassical