Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-301676

Description

Fireboard fragment with attached wallpaper. Allover peapod design in green and brown on tan ground. Border of floral and grass sprigs in black on olive ground. Evidence of earlier paper, small diaper pattern of green diamonds on tan ground, below peapod paper. Board has tongue and groove edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
wallpapers
softwood
carving (processes)
Fireboard
Fireboard

Associated Building

Original To Old Jotham Bush Tavern (Boylston Center, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1968.38A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 1/8 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Peinze

Accession Number

1968.38.5

Date

1880-1890 (date for peapod paper)

Places

Boylston Center (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

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Title Fireboard Accession Number 1968.38.4a
Title Fireboard Accession Number 1968.38.4b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

fireboard

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

foliate

Decor Motif

peapod
vine

Period/Style

aesthetic