Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Maker:
Jean-Baptiste Réveillon, French, 1725–1811  Search this
Medium:
Block printed on handmade paper
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Made in:
Paris, France
Date:
1789
Description:
Arabesque paper with Priestess of Venus pouring libations, under bower supported by doves and suspended crossed arrows. The figure stands on a lambrequin, with floral scrolls, floral swags and bead swags, and floral bouquets. Printed in twelve colors on green ground.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Accession Number:
1900-5-3
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1900-5-3