Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-178487

Description

Fragments. Statue of Diana with her bow and dogs within medallions connected with swags to neoclassical elements. Printed in black and white on grey ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Phelps-Hatheway House,

Additional Identification Number

2892

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

20-5/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.683

Reference Notes

Nylander, Wallpaper in New England, pp. 63 and 64, fig. 10-a (same pattern, different sample). Attribution: RCN - Wallpaper in America states that a "Diana" design is listed in a bill from Hovey to James Tisdale, Oct. 24, 1788. "Diana" was reproduced b

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.684
Title Accession Number 1967.181

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

classical

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diana
bow
swags
putti
drapery
torches

Period/Style

Neoclassical