Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

c. 1850s

GUSN

GUSN-296587

Description

Board/ sheathing fragment with attached wallpaper. Stripes of brown diamonds (each diamond composed of stylized quatrefoils) alternating with stripes of pink, brown, and white floral sprigs. Cream ground. Back of board painted white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
Board

Inscription

Burgess - Hampden, MA (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

1005.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 9/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2014.39.1

Date

c. 1850s (early roller printed stripe)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripe
diamond
sprig
floral
quatrefoil

Period/Style

Floral Stripe
Sprig