Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283732

Description

Fragment of a Gothic Revival wallpaper. Pattern consists of vignette of Gothic arched window framing an exterior view of an arched gate set against greenery and a blended sky. Vignette surrounded by floral and leaf swags. Printed in brown, red, green, blue on a white polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Parlor Paper/ Return to Sarah P. Fowler/ Danvers" (Pencil)

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1922.23A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1978.127

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah Putnam Fowler

Accession Number

1911.73

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, Page 186, Plate 46-a #7, Photograph by Frank Cousins, 1911

Places

Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic arch

Period/Style

Gothic Revival