Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-289048

Description

Renaissance Revival style wallpaper from the Eliab Deane House in Middleboro, Maine. Fragment affixed to paperboard. Wide stripes composed of Renaissance Revival elements including strapwork, scrolls, floral swags, hanging beads, finials and medallions. The design of the stripes takes after ferronerie (French ironwork) elements popular in some Renaissance Revival stair hall papers. Block-printed in cream, tan, brown and maroon on white polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Renaissance Revival
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Designs we might consider" (Folder label. This was one of several papers found in this folder.)

Additional Identification Number

2001.281.622

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.440.1A-C
Title Pencil Sketch of the Eliab Deane House Accession Number 2001.281.440.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.440.1D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

strapwork
c-scrolls
beads
finials
floral swags

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival