Wallpaper on plaster

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-66894

Description

Wallpaper fragment on horsehair plaster. Blue stripe of stylized vine framed with zig-zag and stylized flowers, alternating with stripe of allover cross or four-pointed star. Machine printed in blue on yellow ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
fibrous plaster
wallpapers
fibrous plaster
horsehair
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of James Garvin and Joseph Hammond

Accession Number

1972.116

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.115a
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1972.115b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

stripe

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripe
cross
star
vine
zig zag
tulip