Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283477

Description

Fragment of scenery figure wallpaper. Pattern consists of strapwork framing scenes of rural life alternating with vignetttes of tools of learning, such as books, globe and telescope. Printed in green, grey, and brown on white, ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"896" (Black ink)

Pattern No.

896

Associated Building

Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sheldon Kitchel

Accession Number

1978.132

Places

New Mexico (United States)
United States (Sierra county, New Mexico) [mine]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.78
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1911.79
Title Accession Number 1911.80

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Strapwork

Period/Style

Scenery Figure