Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-178489

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Garlands of flowers and ribbons in blue and green frame vertically repeating elements consisting of fountains supported by architectural arches hidden behind foliage on white ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Swain-Harrison House (Branford, Conn.),

Additional Identification Number

619

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick J. Kelly

Accession Number

1942.1164

Reference Notes

Old-Time New England, vol. XXXII, No. 3, Jan. 1942. Wallpaper in New England, p. 135, 1986.

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fountain
garlands
ribbons with bow knots
architectural elements
flowers
bouquets