Wallpaper Book Cover

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-177955

Description

Fragment. Pair of birds on a pedestal framed by curved, oak branches alternating with an ewer with arrows, quiver, peonies, and morning glories. Printed in mauve, brown, yellow, two pinks, and blue on a light grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Parrotquiets (possibly)

Additional Identification Number

1855

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.197

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p. 67, fig. 11.4, plate 5.

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Book Cover

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

marriage

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

parrots
dove
acorns
oak leaves
ewer
arrows
quiver
peonies
morning glories