Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179071

Description

Two unused fragments of Gothic Revival wallpaper. Pattern consists of an interiorscape showing vaulting, ogee arches, tracery, windows, and niches with statues. Printed in green, brown, white, gray, white on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Orig. Parlor paper" (Pencil)

Associated Building

Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

213

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

16 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler

Accession Number

1911.74AB

Places

Possibly France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1922.18AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

tracery windows
quatrefoils
niches
ogee arches

Period/Style

Gothic Revival