Wallpaper fragments

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-301011

Description

Wallpaper fragments attached to cardboard. Architectural arch pattern with a floral urn and figure. Grisaille. Probably England, mid-18th century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
cardboard
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Originally 4' repeat (handwritten)
Not in original relationship (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

WP 542
1022.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

49.25 x 7 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2014.53.1

Places

Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

architectural

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arch
urn
figure
floral

Period/Style

Pillar & Arch