Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-178516

Description

Sample A: 19 5/16" high, 11 3/4"wide. Sample D: 16" high, 15" wide. Fragments of scenic or landscape paper. Pieces include two large and one small floral designs, pieces of fluted column or frame(?), ribbon, mythological figure standing amongst toppled columns, two figures (one seated, one standing), line drawing (?) of male face, pieces of Rococo-style frame, tall grass. Printed in yellow, red, green, browns, tan on beige(?) ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Reverend E. Apthorpe House,

Additional Identification Number

578

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

See descr. x See descr. (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding

Accession Number

1933.489a-m

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Ground Color

Beige

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Decor Motif

Flowers
ribbon
columns
frame
mythological figure(?)

Period/Style

Landscape