Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179303

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Landscape figure pattern with four alternating Turkish scenes. Scenes are separated by a pendant motif and stripes with small, stylized flowers. Printed in grisaille, including two greys, dark grey-brown and white on a light grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

114...

Associated Building

Salmond House, Bedroom

Additional Identification Number

1676

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

83 x 28 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.102A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 26.1, pgs. 118-120

Date

1820-1830 (1810 - date house was built)

Places

France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.102b
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.102c

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Turkish, exoticism

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Turkish landscape
palm trees
men and women
pendants
stripes

Period/Style

Landscape figure