Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-176640

Description

Fragments. Neoclassical wallpaper. Putti with birds, drapery swags and arabesque. Printed in red, black, yellow, white and pink.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
fireboards (fireplace equipment)

Additional Identification Number

497

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.902

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 91, note 7.

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1924.9
Title Accession Number 1981.64

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fireboard

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Neoclassicism

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Arabesque
Cupid
pheasant
festoon

Period/Style

Neoclassical