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

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