Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-179138

Description

Fragment. Classical medallion design. Classically dressed woman (possibly allegory of Spring) holding a basket of flowers and surrounded by a wreath of flowers. Printed in three greens, two pinks, ivory and brown on a green field.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3195

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1935.838

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 1/4 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.607

Reference Notes

see illustration of similar paper in "Wallpaper in New England", p. 125, fig. 28b, 28c, rear cover

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Classicism

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

wreath
basket of flowers
Allegory of Spring

Period/Style

NeoClassical