Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1975

GUSN

GUSN-272424

Description

Rolled fragment of unused wallpaper. Pillar and Arch pattern featuring three classical figures within a baldacchinno under an arch. The arch itself is slightly pointed with Gothic columns to which shields and flags are attached. Two putti rest atop the arch. Printed in black and white on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

“Reconstruction of the Original wallpaper found in the Hancock-Clark House/ Lexington, Mass./ by the Birge Company Inc./ Buffalo, New York/ 1975" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Associated With Hancock-Clarke House (Lexington, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2000.420A
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.488

Maker

Birge Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Buffalo, New York, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

43 3/4 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.419

Date

1975 (see Inscription.)

Places

New York state (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pillar
Arch
Figure
Putti
Trophy
Garland
Shield

Period/Style

Pillar & Arch
NeoClassical