Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-178542

Description

Cut sample of landscape figure paper. Shows two pastoral scenes of young girl with sheep and young girl feeding chicken and rooster. White ground with blue stripes; left side is edged with wide stripe of blue dots placed inside a [boxy] shape. Vignettes in blue-grey and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Gorham Parsons House,

Additional Identification Number

254

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1916.57

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Young country girl
chicken
rooster
sheep

Period/Style

Landscape figure