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Reproduction Wallpaper

2000.244 (RS205589)

Description

Cut repeat of scenic wallpaper. Top scene features a large urn with flowers, flanked by two swans. Lower scene shows a couple enjoying a picnic; the man is fishing, while the woman is seated next to a dog and picnic basket. In the distance is a boat with three male figures. Scenes are bordered on both sides with stripes of leaves. Printed in shades of grey and white (grisaille) on a grey ground. Based on an 1815 design by Moses Grant, Jr.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Artist, Designer)
Inscriptions
The Twigs / American Document / Adapted from the Collection of the Antiquarian Society at Concord, Massachusetts - after a block print designed in 1815 by Moses Grant, Jr. of Boston (printed)
Set B / 2 Rolls (stamped)
reproduced by the Twigs / for the Concord Museum (handwritten)
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 30 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.244
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
302108

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
urn
swan
figure
boat
picnic basket
dog
Period/Style
scenery figure
State
Repro
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 36.5, print width 22 (inches)

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