Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176618

Description

Unused sample of ceiling paper, corner portion. Stylized Egyptian motifs such as lotus flowers and leaves. Printed in blue, two reds, grey, brown, black, white, gold embossing on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2377

Maker

Probably Dresser, Christopher

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.4

Reference Notes

"In Pursuit of Beauty," fig. 3.4, p. 74.

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Use

Exoticism

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lotus flower and leaf

Period/Style

Aesthetic