"Olympic Games, Greek Celebrations"

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-303719

Description

Scenic wallpaper fragment, "Olympic Games, Greek Celebrations". A group of women lead a pair of harnessed leopards towards a chariot race. Groups of men and women stand in an open colonnade watching the race. Design by Joseph Dufour (1752-1827). Printed in grisaille. Fold lines and tack holes along top and bottom edge, may have been mounted to a board or frame. Shadow lines of a dotted stripe appear on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1065.1

Maker

Dufour, Joseph (Designer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

62 x 158 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2014.72.1