Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-222766

Description

Scenic wallpaper block printed en grisaille depicting the four seasons as a country wedding, the harvest (picnic), grape harvesting and huntsmen and skating.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Federal
Wallpaper

Label

Exhibit History: Originally installed in the Young House, Hanover, New Hampshire; removed in 1902 by Dartmouth College and stored in a loft; In 1920 it was given to the MFA where it was installed in a Federal period room with woodwork from the Dodd House, Boston, MA.

Pattern

Four Seasons

Associated Building

Used At Young House,

Maker

Jacquemart et Bernard (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Accession Number

2004.4

Reference Notes

Author: Nouvel-Kammerer; example of this paper in text.

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)