Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-179043

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper. Two columns of joined classical motifs including a bouquet of flowers in an urn, bead and drapery swags, grisaille classical figures, fruit, berries and tassels. Printed in two greens, yellow, orange, red, pink, two purples, maroon and two greys.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

259

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1917.145a
Title Accession Number 1917.148
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.959AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1917.145B

Reference Notes

Bernard Jacques, "Les Papiers Peints en Arabesque," p. 156. Catalog # IIB13.

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Classicism

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

swags
urn
bead
bouquet
drapery swag
tassel
fruit
flower
berry

Period/Style

Neoclassical