Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-177720

Description

Two wallpaper fagments. [A] Neoclassical figural medallion. Female figure with basket of flowers and billowing mantle in two pinks, rose and white, surrounded by floral wreath in two greens and two blues. Drop repeat. [B] Border. Floral stripe pattern. Block printed in brown, two pinks, and white on pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

598
1935.838

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 15 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1935.838AB

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," frontispiece, rear cover, p. 125, fig. 28.1 McClelland, "Historic Wall-Papers," p. 275

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

classicism

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

figure
basket of flowers

Period/Style

Neoclassical