Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179095

Description

Two unused fragments of Gothic Revival wallpaper [.1-.2]. Pattern consists of vignette of Gothic window with exterior view of arched gate set against blended sky and greenery. Vignette surrounded by floral and leaf swags. Printed in brown, red, green, blue on white, polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

1786

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

15 x 12 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sheldon Kitchel

Accession Number

1978.127.1-.2

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 186, fig. 46-a, #7

Places

Possibly United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1922.23A-C
Title Wallpaper fragment Accession Number 1911.73

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trefoils
gothic arches
arched gate
floral swag

Period/Style

Gothic Revival