Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-302545

Description

Second layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Paper appears to have been block-printed gray and white in a striped pattern. A delicate stripe with leaves alternates with a stripe of stylized flowers. Possibly handmade paper. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.137.2

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe