Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-295974

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scene of a large Gothic/Turkish structure (probably a cathedral) with a long, meandering bridge with stairs. A sailboat is departing and people ascend the stairs. Printed in blue, aqua, three greens, two browns, tan, grey, and pale pink on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1492

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.185.4A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Accession Number

1971.185.4BC

Reference Notes

Creamer sample book, no. 637

Places

France (Fremont county, Idaho) [transport point]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic
Moorish
Boats
Turkish
foot bridge
floral vines

Period/Style

Scenery Figure