Stencilled Wall Fragment

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1829

GUSN

GUSN-258613

Description

Section of stencilled wall; yellow ground with motifs in red and green; bottom of panel is a serpentine-shaped strwberry vine of leaf and berry; two alternating panels show a poppy plant and oak leaf group; on top is a frieze of broken lines with abstracted floral motif; between these two vertical panels is a column of abstracted pineapple motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior walls
plaster
horsehair
lathing (process)
paint (coating)
floral patterns
oak leaf (motif)
fruit
Brush, Stencilling

Maker

Eaton, Moses (American stencil artist, 1796-1886) (Artist)

Object Type

Painting T&E

Dimensions

72 1/5 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles and Diann Burnim

Accession Number

1998.5873

Reference Notes

All designs except abstracted pineapple are referenced; strawberry, p. 60; poppy, pages 28-29; oak leaf, p. 67; frieze, p. 70