Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-176534

Description

Unused sample. Narrative vignettes of a nursery rhyme which includes a husband and wife with seven children and a giant. Scenes of children sleeping, woman crying, giant with sword and child removing the giant's boots. Printed in four greens, three blues, yellow, ochre, red, rose, brown, tan and grey on beige ground and over printed with grid of small dots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2728

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.722

Places

Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

woodsman
children
giant
sword
axe
candle stick
wooden clogs
ivy

Period/Style

Nursery