Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-179044

Description

Unused roll of wallpaper. Two columns of classical motifs, including urn with bouquet of flowers, swag of beads, drapery swags, fruit, berries and grisaille figures. Block printed in two greens, yellow, orange, red, piink, purple, maroon and two greys.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

Gift of Herbert Browne / 10 May 1917 / Upright Borders / Black Ground (handwritten on verso: "Gift of Herbert Browne/10 May 1917" "Upright Borders/Black Ground")

Additional Identification Number

258

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

22 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1917.145A

Reference Notes

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

Places

France

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Title Accession Number 1917.145b
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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
fruit
flower
tassel
berry

Period/Style

Neoclassical