Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-176813

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Design of a round-headed arch supported by two columns. The niche within the arch is filled with two birds and a woman leaning on a balustrade in front of a domed temple. Printed in brown, white, and black on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1572

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1967.28

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

79 1/2 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.2192

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 4.1, pgs. 48-49

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch