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Stencilled Wall Fragment

Description

Section of stencilled wall; yellow ground with motifs in red and green; bottom of panel is a serpentine-shaped strwberry vine of leaf and berry; two alternating panels show a poppy plant and oak leaf group; on top is a frieze of broken lines with abstracted floral motif; between these two vertical panels is a column of abstracted pineapple motif.

Details

Maker
Eaton, Moses (American stencil artist, 1796-1886) (Artist)
Date
ca. 1829
Material
horsehair
lathing (process)
paint (coating)
plaster
Object type
Painting T&E
Descriptive terms
Brush, Stencilling
floral patterns
fruit
horsehair
interior walls
lathing (process)
oak leaf (motif)
paint (coating)
plaster
Dimensions
72 1/5 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5873
Credit Line
Gift of Charles and Diann Burnim
GUSN
258613
Reference Notes
All designs except abstracted pineapple are referenced; strawberry, p. 60; poppy, pages 28-29; oak leaf, p. 67; frieze, p. 70

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