Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1870

GUSN

GUSN-176103

Description

Unused sample. Vignette of Aesop's fable, "The Fox and the Stork," framed by a floral wreath ornamented with delicate arabesques. Printed in four pinks, four lavenders, three blues, four greens, peach, brown, tan, and metallic gold on a pale green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2343

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.369

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Aesop's Fable, folk tale

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bird
stork
fox
vase
wreath
roses
arabesque