Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-290227

Description

Partial roll of French wallpaper border. Grisaille foliage plasterwork bordering eliptical and octagonal panels of reclining nudes alternating with arabesques. Printed in three greys, turquoise, two pinks, rose, green, blue, yellow, ochre, black and white on grey ground. See also 1917.153AB cut samples of same paper.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

266

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Holland

Dimensions

10 1/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert W. C. Browne

Accession Number

1917.153C

Places

Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 1917.153AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Arabesque
Nudes
Piper
Muse
Sheet Music
Dragon

Period/Style

NeoClassical