Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176489

Description

Unused sample of frieze. Large-scale pattern of scrolling acanthus leaves intertwined with flowers. Edged with guilloche motif. Printed in two browns, tan, gold, green, mica(?) on light blue-green ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2666

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 x 30 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.667

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Frieze

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolled acanthus leaf
floral