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Ceiling Wallpaper

2001.281.616 (RS195043)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment printed with two ceiling corner figures from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Each corner figure is a stylized flower and palm fan placed at a 45 degree angle over a right triangle. The triangle is colored in yellow and peach and outlined in dark maroon. The outer edges of corner figures are outlined in light blue. Outside the corner figures are squares or tiles containing a stylized flower. One of the tiles is topped with a stylized foliate fan. Roller-printed in pale yellow, peach, maroon, brown, green and light blue on cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"Stroudsburg, PA" (Handwritten)
"1235" (Partially cut off)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.616
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288885

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flower
Palm
Tiles
Fans
Period/Style
Ceiling Paper
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1235
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 29 1/2, print width 19 (inches)

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