Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-179317

Description

Scenery figure. Within sculptural cartouches there are scenes of boats and sailors heading towards town. Stenciled in green and block-printed in three greens, four greys, two pinks, four browns, tan, blue and blended blue, pink and green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

George Morton House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

528

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1929.1853.1

Maker

Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 1/2 x 62 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Delcevare King

Accession Number

1929.1853.2

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 19, pg. 108, pgs. 143-144

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

Wallpaper

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Dado

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cartouches
architectural mouldings
boats
buildings
crew
foliated scrolls

Period/Style

Scenery figure