Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-176762

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Mid-nineteenth century marble paper. Pattern consists of trompe l'oeil marble in rectangular cells framed by chevrons or zig-zag lines. Between each rectangle are bellflowers and rosettes. Printed in grey, black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1576

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1971.22

Date

1835-1845 (1840 according to inscription)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trompe l'oeil
cut marble
chevrons
bellflowers
rosettes

Period/Style

Masonry