Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1816

GUSN

GUSN-295845

Description

Fabric panel with long fragment of wallpaper and border attached. Wallpaper has pattern of undulating, serpentine lines forming symmetrical hourglass shapes. Between lines are grapevines and 3-leaf clovers. Printed in two blues, orange, black, grey and white on a blue ground. Border with festoons, drapery and tassels with a top band of a single row of chevrons and a bottom band of a continuous cord. Printed in green, beige, and pink on a white ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Short House Main House, Parlor

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1972.113A

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.113b
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.113c

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper