American Wall Stenciling, 1790-1840

American Wall Stenciling, 1790-1840

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Celebrating the common colonial practice of wall stenciling in homes, this survey of a lost art features 150 images from a wide variety of houses that reveal a variety of stylistic influences, designs, regional styles, and more. (House a Home)They developed a mid-eighteenth-century type of wall decoration that could have been a precursor to the stenciled walls ... Small one-color designs were applied uniformly on the entire wall surface. ... was a fertile incubator for producing fine American Federal-period architecture, interior design, and room furnishings, muchanbsp;...

Title:American Wall Stenciling, 1790-1840
Author:Ann Eckert Brown
Publisher:UPNE - 2003


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