Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-175820

Description

Fragment. Alternating rows of black urns with blue, oval fields framed by wreaths and connected by bell flower swags tied with bow knots. Printed on yellow ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

446

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1923.4B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.4

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p. 60, fig. 9.2

Date

1785-1790 (1787 - year Hamilton House was built)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

swag
urn
bow knot
pine cone

Period/Style

Neoclassical