Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176970

Description

Unused sample. Anglo-Japanese framework with Middle Eastern scenes. Egyptian Sphinx, a family shown against a Moorish skyline, palm trees, jugs, plates and flamingos. Printed in metallic copper, gold, pink, orange, silver, olive, brown and white on an olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2039

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

27 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Waterhouse

Accession Number

1985.18

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig. 62.3, pp. 228-229.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Exoticism.

Decor Motif

Sphinx
jug
family
city skyline
flamingos
palm tree
waterway with buildings.

Period/Style

Aesthetic