Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-178079

Description

Landscape figure wallpaper featuring three different vignettes that alternate with a vase or basket of flowers. Between each vignette are narrow stipes with stylized flowers. The vignettes are of a fisherman, cows and a shepherd. Printed in grisaille on a light grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1950.M16
653

Maker

Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

42.0 x 57 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1950.M16.1A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in America," Lynn, pgs. 279-280, figs. 12-7, 12-8, 12-9. "Wallpaper in New England," Nylander, pgs. 12-13, fig. I-11, I-12; pgs. 129-130, fig. 29-b. "The Papered Wall," from "An Ocean Apart: Imports and the Beginning of American Manufacture,

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1950.M16.1C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1950.M16.2
Title Accession Number 1972.94
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1950.M16.1C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Landscape figure