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Fireboard

1994.92 (RS207194)

Description

Fireboard with French wallpaper panel of Christ and the Samaritan Woman. Cutouts made for andirons. Attached border of stylized geometric floral and vine in red, green, blue, and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
FIREBOARD / FOR / FIREPLACE / RIDEOUT (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Religion
religions (concept)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
31 7/8 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.92
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. A.E. Rideout
GUSN
10909

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Jesus
Samaritan woman
Form
Fireboard
State
Original
Theme
Christianity
Jesus
Religion
Paper Type
Handmade

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