Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-179294

Description

Fifteen panels of Pillar and Arch pattern wallpaper. Columns with Corinthian capitals supporting an arch, which in turn supports a bust and is draped by garlands. Ashlar pattern framing arch. Printed in black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Capt. Timothy Johnson House (North Andover, Mass.), Parlor

Additional Identification Number

521

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

77 1/4 x 22 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1926.960.1.1-.15

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p. 50, fig. 4.2

Date

1760-1770 (house built in 1725)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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Title Accession Number
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.110AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid
Joined Sheets

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pillar
Corinthian column
bust
garland
Ashlar blocks

Period/Style

Neoclassical