Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-177768

Description

Three fragments of marble and coffered paper. Coffered rectangles with diapered pattern joined with roses. Octagonal shaped panels are inset with an alternating acanthus leaf bowl and fruit. Printed in brown, green and white on grey marbled ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.), Parlor

Additional Identification Number

228

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2000.2230AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/4 x 21 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1912.119

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig. 32.3, pg. 137.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosette
diapering (diamonds)
acanthus leaf
fruit
marble
coffered

Period/Style

Masonry
Marble