Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-176878

Description

Unused sample. Vertical columns or stripes of scroll work with horizontal lines and dots for shading. Within the scrolled framework are vignettes of figures in Elizabethan dress with classical architectural elements behind them. Printed in grey, green, red on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2036

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

39-1/2 x 19-1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Waterhouse

Accession Number

1985.15

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Vertical columns
scroll work
Elizabethan costume
horizontal lines and dots.

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival