Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1855

GUSN

GUSN-178663

Description

This made-to-match wallpaper border continues the C-scrolls, gnarled twigs and scrolling foliage of the sidewall. An added motif is the lattice work or diaper pattern. Printed in two beiges, brown, white and green on an off-white, satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1688

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

9 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Merlin Acomb

Accession Number

1973.111B

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," Pg. 190-191, fig. 47.1

Places

France

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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.111A

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

gnarled branches
scrolling foliage
diaper pattern
acanthus leaves
C-scrolls

Period/Style

Rococo Revival