Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179260

Description

Fragment of a panel of Fresco wallpaper. Arched pattern with architectural mouldings: dentil mouldings, guilloche pattern, bead and reel, stylized flowers. Block-printed in black, red-orange, taupe and cream on a tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Royal Brewster House, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

3149

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

17 1/8 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy S. Furber

Accession Number

1988.43.1

Places

Possibly France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1988.43.2a-e
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1988.43.2A-E
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1988.43.2F

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

guilloche pattern
bead and reel
dentil mouldings
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Fresco paper