Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-178517

Description

Cut sample of scenic paper. Blue ground with scene printed in blue, green, two browns, red, purple, tan, yellow/ochre. Top left scene shows "Travelers Rest" sign on country house, two men at table being served ale by a peasant woman. Bottom scene shows a couple dancing to a fiddler's tune, house with sign "Goodale Sold Here." Half drop repeat?

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Gift of Miss Mary Frye"
(Handwritten on reverse)

Additional Identification Number

608

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

20 3/8 x 21 11/16 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.397

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Pastoral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rural life
celebration
dance
drinking
landscape
houses

Period/Style

Scenery Figure