Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-175983

Description

Wallpaper sample. Vertically repeating vignette of a crane in a marsh with flowering bough framed by bamboo poles and alternating with stripe of berried vine and butterflies flanked by basket weave panels. Printed in two pinks, red, green, olive green, yellow, tan, brown, and taupe on a light blue, varnished ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

8973

Additional Identification Number

2378

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.40

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

crane
bamboo
marsh
basket weave
butterfly
berried vine

Period/Style

Orientalism