Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-292892

Description

Fragment of geometric wallpaper. Three-dimensional block or "step" pattern with chains. Block-printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Like old / iron works / but not [underlined] / exactly" (Refers to wallpaper from the Saugus Iron Works, see 2001.281.315ab.)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.315AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.316AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.317
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1124

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Block
Steps
Chains

Period/Style

Geometric