Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1786-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178499

Description

Pillar and Arch wallpaper fragment. The design consists of a slightly pointed arch springing from Gothic columns, on which shields and flags are attached. Two putti rest on top of the arch, and three figures in classical garb are placed under a canopy within the arch. Printed in white and black on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Elmwood, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

730

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1963.91B
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1963.91B

Maker

Possibly Appleton Prentiss

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

143 1/2 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.91A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 65-66, fig. 11-2

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

putti
garlands
columns
cartouches
flags
shields
seated woman
canopy

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch