Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-177110

Description

Unused sample. Frieze. Seated putti on a bough playing violin enclosed within a rose and scroll border with border with bow knot at top. Below scroll is horizontal band of scrollwork and lyre. Printed in yellow, peach, green, blue, ochre, three pinks, three pale greens and metallic gold with clear shadow behind figure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Dearborn-Woodbury House,

Additional Identification Number

1264

Maker

Henry Gledhill & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

33 3/8 x 22 1/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Woodbury

Accession Number

1969.577.7

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 166, pl. 1.50; p.259, fig. 76.2.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Frieze

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

violin
bow knot
roses
lyre
putti

Period/Style

NeoClassical