Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-48457

Description

First layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts.Wallpaper has lost much of its pattern. Appears to be block-printed with green plaid stripes alternating with a floral pattern in gray, green, tan and brown on cream or light green ground. See associated border 1971.137.1.2.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
fragments
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.137.1A

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.137.1.1

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Plaid stripes
Flowers

Period/Style

Stripe
Floral