Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-176807

Description

Wallpaper fragments depicting pillar and arch with colonnaded exedra supporting a seated figure of Britannia. Printed in black and white on grey ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Silas Deane House,

Additional Identification Number

1428

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 15 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elmer D. Keith

Accession Number

1971.158.1

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in America," pg. 82, fig. 3-16. Also an article in "Antiques Magazine" in 1950s by Elmer Keith.

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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Title Accession Number 1971.58.5
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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Corinthian columns
"Britannia
" urn

Period/Style

Neoclassical