Wallpaper Roll

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-179041

Description

Unused wallpaper oll. Neoclassical design of two vertical lines of classical motifs such as a herm, urn with bouquet, swags of beads, flowers and plans and grisaille figures. Blockprinted in two greens, orange, yellow, grey, two purples, pink, red and whtie on a brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

261

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert W. C. Browne

Accession Number

1917.148

Reference Notes

Bernard Jacques," Les Papiers Peints en Arabesques," pg. 156. Catalog # IIB13.

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Roll

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

herm
urns
classical figures
swags of beads and drapery
plants
flowers

Period/Style

Neoclassical