Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-301677

Description

Board fragment with wallpaper fragments on both sides. Side one features a remanant of a floral vine and stripe in red, green, and grey on a white ground; side two features an allover meandering ivy vine in green and grey on white ground. One edge of the board is broken; the other has a groove. From the third floor ell chamber of the Harrison Gray Otis House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
wallpapers
softwood
carving (processes)
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.342

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

55.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.342.7

Date

1830-1840 (meandering vine paper; vine and stripe paper dates to c. 1850-1860)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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