Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177411

Description

Cut sample of scenic medallion wallpaper. Scene depicting the story of Cupid and Psyche surrounded by diapered patterning. Right-hand edge has stylized, floral stripe. Printed in green, three browns, white, blue, grey, and yellow on light yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Cupid and Psyche

Pattern No.

1006

Associated Building

Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3089

People and Organizations

United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)

Maker

Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 3/8 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.340

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

love

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cupid
Psyche

Period/Style

Landscape figure