Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-176461

Description

Unused sample. Vignettes of pastoral scenes: shepherdess; man playing pipes; peasant couple dancing; woman feeding chickens. Printed in three blues, two pinks, rose, lavender, purple, two greens, brown, tan, and ivory on a beige ground, overprinted with black pinstripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2626

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21-3/4 x 19-5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.630

Reference Notes

See Kate Sanborn, "Old Time Wallpapers," opposite page 34 for same pattern overprinted with diamond shape grid.

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

pastoral, dancing, peasant life, music

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

shepherdess
fountain
farm yard
chickens
piper
pipes
bird cage
watering can
rake
roses
hollyhocks