Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-296125

Description

Wallpaper fragment. First layer of wallpaper attached to sheathing board. Bamboo and drapery pattern printed in white, orange, black, and blue on ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Drapery and Bamboo

Associated Building

Original To Pierce-Hichborn House, 1st Floor Room

Maker

Possibly Moses Grant, Jr. & Co.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles R. Strickland

Accession Number

1967.166.1.1

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, page 112, note 6

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1967.168
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession Number 1967.210
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1967.184
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.462B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bamboo
drapery
cording
floral

Period/Style

Drapery