Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-177728

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure design. Grisaille cartouches framing vignettes of ship in harbor and train station. Vignettes block printed in orange, three greys, black, white, and blue on white satin ground. Background of vignettes printed in irisé in blues and pinks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

1790

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1964.297

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 7/8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sheldon Kitchel

Accession Number

1978.131

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p. 172, note 3

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cartouche
sail boats
harbor
train station
steam locomotive

Period/Style

Scenery Figure