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"Olympic Games, Greek Celebrations"

2014.72.1 (RS204408)

Description

Scenic wallpaper fragment, "Olympic Games, Greek Celebrations". A group of women lead a pair of harnessed leopards towards a chariot race. Groups of men and women stand in an open colonnade watching the race. Design by Joseph Dufour (1752-1827). Printed in grisaille. Fold lines and tack holes along top and bottom edge, may have been mounted to a board or frame. Shadow lines of a dotted stripe appear on reverse.

Details

Maker
Dufour, Joseph (Designer)
Date
1815-1830
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
62 x 158 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.72.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
303719

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