Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-178076

Description

Wallpaper fragment. This Renaissance Revival paper has a striped pattern with stacked colonnettes. The strapwork in between the colonnettes is referred to as 'ferronerie' for its resemblance to French Renaissance ironwork. Printed in tan, two blues, two browns, and cream on a white, satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Associated With Stetson House Main House, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

892

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1950.597
Title Accession Number 1967.121.2
Title Accession Number 1963.91A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

56 1/2 x 49 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1967.121.2b

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pgs. 176-177, fig. 42.3

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ferronerie
stacked colonnettes

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival