Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-176791

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pillar and Arch pattern "4 July 1776." Stenciled in blue and buff and block printed in white and black on ochre ground. Drop repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

557

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1930.1748

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England", Nylander, p. 61, fig. 10.1. "Wallpaper in America", Lynn, p.85, fig. 3-21

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.32.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

American Independence, Fourth of July, Patriotism

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Allegorical "America"
"France"
pillar
arch
Declaration of Independence