Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-179139

Description

Three unused rolls. Urn framed by a hexagon topped by a pair of Greek masks and flanked by peacocks alternating with a lyre with bird head terminals and draped with bellflower pendants. Printed in brown, tan, orange and ochre.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

$20 for 3 rolls (handwritten on verso: "$20 for 3 rolls" "Billiard Room")
Billiard Room (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

3210

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Rolls Accession Number 1923.830

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Museum of Early American Decoration

Accession Number

1990.621A-C

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Roll

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Frieze

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

peacock
masks
urn
lyre
bellflowers
pinecone

Period/Style

NeoClassical