Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-179173

Description

Two used fragments of landscape figure paper. Scene consists of two women seated at table (one possibly Psyche), being offered a gift by Cupid. Scene separated by laurel leaf (?) medallion inserted with rosette. Printed in green, brown, white with white diapered background on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1714

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Pideon

Accession Number

1974.362AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cupid
Psyche (?)

Period/Style

Landscape figure