Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-176678

Description

Fragments. Paper features an arch with classical mouldings (i.e. bead and reel). Below is a figure of Mercury with caduseus in hand and winged helmet. Printed in black, white and brown on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

415

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9 7/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth A. Huebener

Accession Number

1922.493AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Pamphlet

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arch
Mercury
caduceus

Period/Style

Pillar and arch