Dining Room wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-225637

Description

Wallpaper fragments and two rolls [one partially used, one unused]. Chinoiserie pattern with purple skinned figures climbing and sitting on a dark gold and purple vine with gilt accents. Man with decorative umbrella stands near two men with nets and a seated man smoking a pipe. A woman stands on a balcony below the two men with nets. A boy carrying a fish stands under the balcony. Pale green star shaped flowers and leaves scattered throughout with flying red cranes and purple bears. Cream colored grasscloth patterned ground. Fragments from envelope marked "Paper from #34 at the Restoration". Removed from the Dining Room by Betty Phillips during the 1971-1974 restoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Chinoiserie
Wallpaper

Inscription

"HAND-BLOCK PRINTED/10560 GNOB/FABRIQUE PAR/J. ZUBER & CIE/RIXHEIM/ALSACE" (Stamped on back of roll)
"GRASSCLOTH" (Printed)
"10560" (Purple ink)
"23" (Purple ink)
"Paper from #34 at the Restoration/Rust + Tan Chinese-dining Room/Gray-Hall/Grass Cloth-Parlor/Tan with green-Stephen's Bedroom" (Script, blue ink)

Pattern No.

10560

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.), Dining Room

Maker

Zuber & Cie (Manufacturer)
Guichard, Victor Poterlet et Zipelius (Designer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3487

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Chinoiserie