Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1985

GUSN

GUSN-302102

Description

Three rolls of wallpaper, "Beauport Promenade." Chinoiserie design consisting of two scenes. Top scene is a male figure riding a camel, surrounded by fie male figures walking alongside; four are playing musical instruments, one carries a gun. The second scene shows a male figure riding an elephant, with ten male figures walking, each carrying an instrument or weapon. Printed in flesh tones, greens, grey, browns, white, red, and gold on a black ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

<- top / Beauport Promenade /c MCMLXXXV / a Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. handprint / Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities / Join / Trim (printed)
Trim / Join / c Brunschwig & Fils, Inc.

Pattern

Beauport Promenade

Pattern No.

13369.06

Associated Building

Associated With Beauport (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Brunschwig & Fils, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

30 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.239A-C

Places

Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

camel
elephant
figure
musical instrument
Aisan
man

Period/Style

chinoiserie