Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-176648

Description

Fragment. Overall repeat scenery paper. Swans, statue of Apollo with lyre in a lake-side garden. Printed in black and white on a blue ground. Drop repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

284

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1917.284
Title Accession Number 1917.293
Title Accession Number 1919.597

Maker

Appleton Prentiss (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

27 1/4 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.294

Reference Notes

These are reversed images of the sample: Lynn; "Wallpaper in America"; pp. 112-113, fig 6.2 & 6.3. "Wallpaper in New England" p. 68, fig 11.5.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Classicism

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

swans
Apollo
lyre
pavillion