Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1855

GUSN

GUSN-178664

Description

Wallpaper fragment with attached border. Pattern of vertical panels printed with alternating scenes featuring bucolic views of a thatched cotttage and swimming swans. Between repeating vignettes are stripes of gnarled twigs. Printed in two beiges, brown, white, and green on off-white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1687

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

30 x 31 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Merlin Acomb

Accession Number

1973.111A

Reference Notes

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

Places

France

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cartouches
C-scrolls
gnarled twigs
swimming swans
thatched cottage
bridge
vines

Period/Style

Scenery figure/Rococ