Wallpapered Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-176681

Description

Wallpapered fireboard with central scene of a sailboat and crew on rocky waters and ominous clouds. Oval scene is framed by leaves and scrolls. Printed in blues, greens, greys, red and white on a black ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Fireboard

Associated Building

Wiswall-Blackman House,

Additional Identification Number

3521
2000.1698a

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

27 5/8 x 41 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.2223a

Places

Possibly France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 2000.2223b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fireboard

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sailboat
flag
crew
ocean