Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

178701790

GUSN

GUSN-294765

Description

Large fragment of floral and column stripe wallpaper. Grey ground with floral vine printed in blues, browns, pink, white, yellow. Columns printed in blues and brown. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Elmwood,

Additional Identification Number

843

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Credit Line

Gift of Harvard College

Accession Number

1965.7.1B

Date

178701790 (1787 - Year house was sold to Elbridge Gerry)

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1965.7.2A

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral trail
twisted column

Period/Style

Floral Stripe