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Wallpaper Frieze

2001.281.1152 (RS197867)

Description

Rolled fragment of Nursery wallpaper frieze depicting scenes of two couples in pastoral setting. In the first scene, a shepardess with a sheep at her feet and a staff sits on a rock while a gentleman offers her flowers. In the second scene, a lady with a fan is offered flowers from a gentleman. Roller-printed in brown, red, pale pink, white, two blues, yellow, three greens, cream on gray ground. The pattern is overprinted with small white dots.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
35 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1152
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293250

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
People
flowers
pastoral landscape
shepardess
sheep
fan
Period/Style
Nursery
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 7/8, print width 21 (inches)

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