Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-178886

Description

Fragment. Arabesque design of a cupid beneath drapery swags and beading and on a pedestal sprouting wheat and frameds by two birds perched on arabesques. Printed in orange, green, white and black on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Parlor

Additional Identification Number

1983

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.65

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 3/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1981.64

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 90, fig. 20.3.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cupid
birds
drapery
beading
bow knot
cylix
wheat
tassle
putti

Period/Style

Neoclassical