Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-179047

Description

Uncut roll of wallpaper border, plus two partial rolls. Neoclassical design with vertically connected elements: urn; Roman coin; lions drinking; and Roman sphinx alternating with arabesques. Printed in red, blue, yellow, and white on a black ground. French.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Gift of Herbert Browne / 27 June 1923 (handwritten on verso: "Gift of Herbert Browne/ 27 June 1923")

Additional Identification Number

516

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

6 13/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1925.668A-C

Places

Probably France

Related Items

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Roll

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arabesques
sphinx
coin
lions
urn

Period/Style

Neoclassical