Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-290753

Description

Fragment of block-printed wallpaper from Bourne, Massachusetts. Pattern of small red and white floral rosettes or medallions alternating with smaller red floral sprigs. Probably ungrounded paper. Reproduced as "Eagle Hill" by Waterhouse Wallhangings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mr. Hayde / + Steve Hayes / [illegible] / [illegible] - Bourne dealer" (Some of text is missing. Paper it was written on has been torn away.)
"Eagle Hill - Cape Cod Canal" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.735.1-.6
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.957.1AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.956

Places

Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosette
Medallion
Spring

Period/Style

Sprig
Medallion