Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-288336

Description

Fragment of arcade wallpaper from Barre, Vermont. Large Neo-classical column, probably part of an arcade wallpaper. Block-printed in white, three grays, pale yellow, ochre, two browns, black, blue, blue-green, and dark green on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From Mr. Steele" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 3/4 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.578

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Column
Quatrefoil
Palmette

Period/Style

NeoClassical