Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1786-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178798

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pillar and arch design. Full repeat shows two columns with shields and flags supporting a gothic arch which frames three figures in classical dress beneath a canopy. Printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3360

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1998.6374

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; pp. 66-7

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1963.91
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Title Accession Number 1966.135
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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Memorial

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined Sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

column
canopy
putti
flags
shields
garlands
cartouche

Period/Style

Neoclassical