Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-178704

Description

Gothic Revival paper depicting a combination of interior and exterior elements of a Gothic cathedral, including: pointed arches; fretwork; tracery; pulpits; statuary; trefoils and quatrefoils. Printed in brown, two oranges, tan and white on peach satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Lowe Bacon House,

Additional Identification Number

364

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

47 1/4 x 19 3/5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen S. Bacon

Accession Number

1921.123A-C

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p. 170, fig. 40.2, plate 24 (p. 110)

Places

France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1921.9

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic cathedral
pointed arches
tracery
trefoils
quatrefoils
rounded arches
columns
niches
statues
acanthus leaves
swans
putti
gardlands

Period/Style

Gothic Revival