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Wallpaper Frieze

2001.281.326 (RS183414)

Description

Unused wallpaper frieze fragment. Alternating large and small torches with laurel wreaths surrounded by oak leaf wreaths with acorns. The torch and wreath figures are connected with ribbon and bow knots and festoons of laurel. Small figures with quatrefoil centers float in the background. Roller-printed in four greens, red and metallic gold. Ombre pink ground.

Details

Maker
Carey Brothers (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Carey Bros. Co." (logo)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.326
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283946

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
torch
Laurel Wreath
Oak Leaf Wreath
Acorns
ribbon
bow knots
quatrefoil
stripes
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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