Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-177601

Description

Unused sample. Panel with swags and cherubs frolicking with a lioness, alternating with a panel with an urn. Printed in rust and brown on ivory ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

857

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.2137A-G
Title Wallpapered board Accession Number 2014.56.1

Maker

Frederick Beck & Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 1/2 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1966.2136

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p. 233, fig. 65.1

Date

1880-1920 (1887 Mary Jewett inherits house from her uncle)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ivory

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Sanitary

Decor Motif

cherubs
lions
swags
urns

Period/Style

NeoClassical