Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-178840

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Classical pillar and arch motif with classical elements. On arch is egg and dart moulding. Bouquets of flowers hang from center of arch by ribbon. White and black on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

KING. AHASUERUS

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

2903

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 33 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter French

Accession Number

1985.692A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England", p. 63

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.692.B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pillar and Arch
egg and dart moulding
bouquets
ribbon

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch