Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1855

GUSN

GUSN-295035

Description

Two fragments of scenery figure wallpaper from the Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm, Newbury, Massachusetts. Primary scene is framed by c-scrolls and depicts a stone mill and bridge by a body of water. A steepled church and mountains are visible in the distance. A musical trophy vignette is below the cottage scene and is also framed by c-scrolls. A stripe with bow and arrow trophies and flowers, runs vertically to right of scenery figures. Roller-printed in three grays, black and blue on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Spencer-Peirce-Little House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Accession Number

1986.1945AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Mill
Church
River
Landscape
Musical instruments
Trophy
c-scrolls

Period/Style

Scenery Figure