Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-294758

Description

Fireboard with breadoard ends. One side covered with wallpaper. Includes a laid paper with pale blue ground covered with overall vine motif with grapes, flowers, and pears in green, gold and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
Fireboard

Associated Building

Original To Hurd House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

57 3/4 x 40 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Historic Boston, Inc.

Accession Number

1985.670

Places

Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Wallpaper Details

Form

Fireboard

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Use

floral

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower
floral
vine
pear
grape