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Fragment of a wall stencil

2001.281.574AB (RS194576)

Description

Two fragments of a wall stencil from a bedroom at Beacon Hill Castle, Newport, Rhode Island. Ovals framing scenes of birds are separated by sprays of roses. Stenciled in two grays on light tan ground painted on canvas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"Bedroom paper / Beacon Hill Castle / Newport R. I. / Gay nineties / Arthur Curtis James (owner)" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Bedroom.
Material
canvas
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
stenciling
Object type
Printing T&E
Descriptive terms
canvas
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Stencil
stenciling
stencils (images)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.574AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288332

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