Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-291011

Description

Fragment of diaper-pattern wallpaper presumed to be from the Wade Homestead, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Navy blue quatrefoils consisting of four stylized flower heads are framed by a white, diamond-shaped lattice. Roller-printed in blue, white and black on ungrounded paper. Wood pulp is visible in the paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Very early" [underlined] (In same handwriting and pen as notes associated with 2001.281.971.1ab. )

Associated Building

Original To Wade House (Ipswich, MA),

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.971.1AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.971.3

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

12 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.971.2

Places

Ipswich (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Quatrefoil
Diamond
Stylized Flower

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern