Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176629

Description

Unused sample. Japanese-inspired design consists of iris and peony mingled with scrolls which have various animal forms, sucn as dolphin, bird, and swan (?) on them. Printed in two greens, mauve, pink, yellow, and three browns on light brown ground. Varnished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2290

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

20 5/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.320

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Decor Motif

Iris
peony
scroll
dolphin
swan (?)
bird

Period/Style

Aesthetic