Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-176993

Description

Landscape figure wallpaper with alternating scenes of a pagoda and boy and girl fishing in a boat. Vertical stripes of foliage frame the scenes. Very stylized sprigs are in the background. Printed in pink, green, black, and white on an ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1768

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

43 3/4 x 34 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles R. Strickland

Accession Number

1976.92.1

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England" fig. 26.3, pg. 122

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.657

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagoda
bridge
boat
boy and girl
net

Period/Style

Landscape figure