Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-179045

Description

Unused roll. Grisaille recumbent male and female figures (one playing a flute, the other reading music). Figures are separated by a dracontine embellished with arabesques. Panels are flanked by grisaille imitation plasterwork. Printed in three greys, five blues, red, orange, yellow, two pinks, tan, brown, and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

265

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Holland

Dimensions

9 1/4 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.152

Places

Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Use

music, mythology, ancient Greece

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sheet music
flute
figure
arabesque
dracontine

Period/Style

Neoclassical