Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-10909

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

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
block printing (relief printing process)
religions (concept)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
Wallpaper
Religion
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Fireboard

Inscription

FIREBOARD / FOR / FIREPLACE / RIDEOUT (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Environmental Control Elements

Dimensions

31 7/8 x 31 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A.E. Rideout

Accession Number

1994.92

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fireboard

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Christianity
Jesus
Religion

Decor Motif

Jesus
Samaritan woman