Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-273737

Description

Wallpaper fragment with Scenic Figure pattern. Scene of two figures rowing a small boat on a calm body of water past a large house. The scene is framed in a medallion and surrounded by Neo-Classical foliate and c-scrolls, bead and ribbon garlands, and rosettes. Roller-printed in olive, tan and red varnish on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.206

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallion
scrolls
beads
ribbon
foliate
House
boat
figures
lake

Period/Style

Scenery Figure
NeoClassical