Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1805

GUSN

GUSN-177966

Description

Fragment. Two sheets of masonic wallpaper. Two figures flanked by corinthian columns supporting an arch. Masonic symbols and arabesques decorate the paper. Printed in two pinks, blue, white and black on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

3rd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

729

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.389

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 78, fig 15.2.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Masonic

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Masonic
"All seeing" eye
festoon
Corinthian capital

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch