Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-179304

Description

Top border to sidewall. The pattern includes classical egg and dart mouldings and dentils with a band of a continuous, floral vine underneath and drapery swags hanging on cord with tassels suspended from medallions. Printed in two grays, three pinks, three greens, black and white on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Salmond House, Bedroom

Additional Identification Number

1677

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 29 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.102B

Reference Notes

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

Date

1820-1830 (1810 - house built)

Places

France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1973.102
Title Accession Number 1973.102c
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1973.102A

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

egg & dart dentils
cord
floral vine
medallions
drapery swags
tassels

Period/Style

Drapery