Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

c. 1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-296578

Description

Board/ sheathing fragment with wallpaper remnants on both sides. Side 1 has four papers: 1) Blue foliate and floral abstract stripe alternating with green vine stripe on white ground; 2) Foliate in light green and brown with brown pin dots on white ground; 3) Floral swag and in orange and two greens on tan striped paper; 4) Red, yellow, and green horizontal striped ground with stylized black floral and interlace pattern. Side 2 has a blue abstract floral and foliate stripe on white round with green and dark blue accents (same as on side 1). This paper is numbered 385 in selvage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
wallpapers
softwood
Board

Inscription

Gift of Miss Ada Child / 24 Nov 1936 (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

WP 366

Related Items

Title Board fragment Accession Number 1936.1203
Title Board fragment Accession Number 1936.1205
Title Board fragment Accession Number 1936.1206

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ada Child

Accession Number

1936.1204

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
foliate
stripe

Period/Style

Floral Stripe