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Ceiling Wallpaper

2001.281.617 (RS195058)

Description

Unused fragment of ceiling corner paper from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Corner figure features a central gold circle with floral bouquet flanked by scrolling leaves and flowers. From the center of the bouquet rises a fan-like figure that terminates with three branches with three leaves each. Below the bouquet, at the corner of the figure, is a lion head. The edges of the figure are framed with a ribbon of gold circles. Roller-printed in two browns, olive, metallic gold, maroon, two blues, pink, purple, cream on yellow ground. The paper is embossed with a woven texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"Stroudsburg, PA" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
ceiling papers
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
42 3/4 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.617
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288886

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Gargoyle
Lion
Fan
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Ceiling Paper
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
1036
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 27 7/8, print width 24 1/8 (inches)

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