Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-300349

Description

Wallpapered board with multiple layers. Earliest is a Greek key Ashlar pattern in green, black, and gray on a white ground; most recent is green and gold foliate "flaming" medallions on a striped cream paper with a wide upper border of the same. Top of board has a feathered edge; back and part of the front have been painted white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
pine (wood)
softwood
wallpapers
painting (coating)
Lumber
Board
Board

Inscription

Gilbert Russell Payson & Erica Payson Parra / Gift on Approval / 6/20/80 (sticker affixed to back of board)

Related Items

Title Wallpapered board Accession Number 1980.181.1
Title Wallpaper on plaster Accession Number 2000.1652

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Construction Materials

Dimensions

5.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Gilbert Russell Payson and Erica Payson Parra

Accession Number

1980.181.2

Date

ca. 1825 (Earliest wallpaper date. Second wallpaper c. 1875.)

Places

East Orleans (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill