Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-177611

Description

Fragments (3). A landscape paper depicting a hunting scene. In one fragment two hunters have their guns poised and in another fragment there is a bird in flight. Painted in three greens, two blues, two browns, orange and green on pinkish ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

W.P. 464

Associated Building

Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1185

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 5/8 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.339.2A

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p.112 see photos of Sullivan-Dorr House, Providence, RI

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

hunting

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

hunters
tree
bird

Period/Style

Landscape