Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176733

Description

Unused sample. Border. Grid pattern imitating textile, tapestry. Stylized foliate forms alternate with arabesques consisting of an urn flanked by griffins, all highly stylized. Printed in black and metallic gold on taupe ground. Paper embossed with basket weave texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1069

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1968.55

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

7 5/8 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1968.56

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

griffin
urn
arabesques
8-pointed star

Period/Style

Medieval