Wallpaper Fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-177604

Description

Seven fragments of handpainted wallpaper featuring rolling hills with houses, a sailboat passing by a walled-in city, sky and trees. Painted in black, brown, two blues, blue-green and white on an unground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1170

Maker

Attributed to Cornè, Michele Felice, 1752-1845

Dimensions

27 3/8 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.337.3A-G

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pg. 111-112

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.337.3a-
Title Accession Number 1969.337.1-

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trees
houses
hills
sailboat
door
sky

Period/Style

Scenic