Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-179292

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure pattern with alternating scenes of bridges, water, sailboats, buildings. Scenes are framed by Rococo style cartouche with C-scrolls and foliage. In the background is an imitation marble pattern between the cartouches. Printed in three browns, blue, pink, white, grey, green and cream on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern No.

723

Associated Building

Original To Ezra Abbott House, Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

2029

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Dimensions

63 5/8 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1984.498AB

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bridge
sailboats
water
town
trees
cartouches
imitation of marble

Period/Style

Scenery figure