Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-272351

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper. Marble and coffered pattern depicts octagonal panels set into large rectangle of veined marble. The octagons frame fruit in an acanthus leaf bowl. Printed in three browns, gray, and two greens on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Musterfield Farm,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

2000.2230AB

Date

1825-1840 (Based on date of another paper with the same pattern found on page 138 of Wallpaper in New England.)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Marble
Coffered
Fruit
Bowl
Geometric
acanthus leaf

Period/Style

Masonry
Marble