Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-178545

Description

Mounted sample and fragments of Gothic arches and foliate scrollwork wallpaper. Printed in brown, tan, two greys, and bright blue (reverse printed) on beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Benjamin Pierce House, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

626

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

31 3/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1943.783.1A-G

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pg. 171, fig. 40-4. Birge, A Text Book of Authentic Designs in Colonial Wall Paper. Reproduction of this pattern. George Creamer sample book #911. Also see geographic photo file.

Places

France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1943.783b
Title Gothic wallpaper fragments Accession Number 2009.31

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Arches
scrolls

Period/Style

Gothic Revival