Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284513

Description

Scenery figure wallpaper fragment from Hanover, Massachusetts. A pastoral landscape depicting a bridge over a river between a church and a mill is framed by Asian inspired border. The landscape alternates with a large oval figure with central medallion and symmetrical, stylized architectural figures. The pattern is roller-printed in green, yellow, black and two grays on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Hanover, Mass. / Mrs. Eleanor Le Duc. / House built 1782-1792 / by Thos. Barstow, famous / ship builder" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.400

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

landscape
church
mill
river
bridge
medallion
floral figures
architectural elements
grisaille
frame

Period/Style

Scenery Figure