Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179247

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scene of a large Gothic/Turkish structure (probably a cathedral) with a long, meandering bridge with stairs. A sailboat is departing and people ascend the stairs. Printed in blue, aqua, three greens, two browns, tan, grey, and pale pink on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1492

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

34 5/8 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.185.4A

Reference Notes

Creamer sample book, no. 637

Places

France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.185.4BC

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

maritime, pilgrimage (?)

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic/Moorish/Turkish architecture
winding footbridge
boats
hanging floral vines

Period/Style

Scenery Figure