Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-302108

Description

Cut repeat of scenic wallpaper. Top scene features a large urn with flowers, flanked by two swans. Lower scene shows a couple enjoying a picnic; the man is fishing, while the woman is seated next to a dog and picnic basket. In the distance is a boat with three male figures. Scenes are bordered on both sides with stripes of leaves. Printed in shades of grey and white (grisaille) on a grey ground. Based on an 1815 design by Moses Grant, Jr.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
wallpapers
wallpapers
Covering, WallWallpaperWallpaper

Inscription

The Twigs / American Document / Adapted from the Collection of the Antiquarian Society at Concord, Massachusetts - after a block print designed in 1815 by Moses Grant, Jr. of Boston (printed)
Set B / 2 Rolls (stamped)
reproduced by the Twigs / for the Concord Museum (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

B4268

Maker

Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Artist, Designer)

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 30 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.244

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

urn
swan
figure
boat
picnic basket
dog

Period/Style

scenery figure