Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-48727

Description

Wallpaper from a fireboard, applied to canvas and stretched on a wooden frame. Paper depicts Napoleon on a white horse leading his army into war. Border is double wide with alternating Greek key and vine in yellow and red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
canvas
wood (plant material)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
Unidentified Paper
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Fireboard

Associated Building

Original To 250 Beacon Street,

Additional Identification Number

1972.107AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Environmental Control Elements

Dimensions

28 3/4 x 41 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1972.107

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

fireboard

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

military
historical

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Napoleon
horse
greek key
army
Military