Wallpaper Fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-178680

Description

Wallpaper fragment, pillar and arch pattern. Tempietto-type domed architecture with classically draped figure. Printed in black, white and brown on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Gen. John Glover House, 1st Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1010

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. Frank Cram

Accession Number

1967.28

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 48-49

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1971.2192

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Neoclassicism, Romanticism

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rotunda
column
draped figures
Ionic(ish) capital

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch