Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-179052

Description

Two rolls. Nude figure holding a staff alternating with snakes entwining the legs. Both motifs are framed by fluted columns and arches. Printed in pink, taupe, yellow and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

515
B4091

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

23 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1925.667

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Frieze

Use

ancient Greece

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

figure
staff
arch
palm

Period/Style

Neoclassical