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Scenic wallpaper

1996.34.2 (RS201474)

Description

One panel of a the scenic paper "El Dorado." The central focus is the swans on the lake protected by trees with a mountain in the background. Very colorful peacock feathers are in the foreground. Printed in greys, greens, browns, blues, yellow, peach and lavender on an irise ground.

Details

Maker
Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)
Ehrmann, Eugene (Designer)
Date
1849
first printed
Location of origin
Fra nce
Associated Building
Dining Room.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Wenham (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
74 1/2 x 16 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.34.2
GUSN
179318
Reference Notes
"French Scenic Wallpaper 1975-1865," pg. 312-313, fig. 83. "Historic Wallpapers," Nancy McClelland, pgs. 304-305
Related Items
Accession number 1996.33 Relationship blueprint for installation
Title Scenic Wallpaper Accession number 1996.34.3
Title Scenic Wallpaper Accession number 1996.34.1

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swans
lake
trees
peacock feathers
mountains
Landscape
Tropical
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Scenery
Form
Wall Fragment
Pattern Name
El Dorado
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 15 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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