Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-178844

Description

This pastoral pattern depicts three vignettes that relate to prints and copperplate textiles of the period. The vignettes are lined up vertically. There is the couple with the rake, the standing shepherd with the seated woman and seated shepherd with a woman holding a basket of fruit. Each scene is separated with ovals and swags. Printed in black on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2901

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

72 5/8 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.691A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 62 and 64

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.691b
Title Accession Number 1930.1624

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ovals
swags
couple with rakes
shepherds
women