Fragment of a wall stencil

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-288332

Description

Two fragments of a wall stencil from a bedroom at Beacon Hill Castle, Newport, Rhode Island. Ovals framing scenes of birds are separated by sprays of roses. Stenciled in two grays on light tan ground painted on canvas.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stencils (images)
canvas
paper (fiber product)
paint (coating)
stenciling
Stencil

Inscription

"Bedroom paper / Beacon Hill Castle / Newport R. I. / Gay nineties / Arthur Curtis James (owner)" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Bedroom

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Printing T&E

Dimensions

6 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.574AB