Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-179046

Description

Partial roll and fragment. Grisaille figures classically dressed (boy with tambourine and woman with lyre) alternating with griffin flanked by arabesques. Framed on left and right by grisaille imitation plaster work. Printed in three greys, five blues, red, orange, yellow, two pinks, tan, brown and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

263
1917.150

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Holland

Dimensions

8 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1917.150AB

Places

Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1917.152
Title Accession Number 1917.153

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Use

mythology, ancient Greece, music

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

griffin
arabesque
lyre
tambourine
figures

Period/Style

Neoclassical