Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-51304

Description

Board fragment with three pieces of attached wallpaper from 1 Carlton Street, Salem, MA. Side one: Wallpaper [a) features ovals in orange and brown (two shades) on ivory ground. Side two: \n Wallpaper [b] has brown wide bar diaper pattern on ivory ground (selvage edge has number 184). Wallpaper [c] is a Shakespeare print by Currier and Ives, black with yellow, blue, and pink chalked details (selvage edge has number 663). Both papers on side two were apparently applied with selvedge edges showing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
softwood
lithographs
wallpapers
Board

Associated Building

Used At Attic

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32.5 x 13.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John Hardy Wright

Accession Number

1986.1186

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Ivory

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

oval