Embossed Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1895

GUSN

GUSN-103575

Description

Unused sample. Embossed paper to imitate leather with peacocks surrounded by stylized scrolling foliage and flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
WALLPAPER

Inscription

"SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 1890" [in pencil] "91 yd" (Stamp and written)

Pattern

Fig and Peacock

Additional Identification Number

3303

Related Items

Title 2008.6.99 Accession Number 2008.6.1

Maker

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 (Designer)

Location of Origin

England (origin); Norwich, CT (use)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 3/4 in x 25 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.97

Reference Notes

This pattern is illustrated in "Wallpapers an International History and Illustrated Survey," p. 309, fig. 870.