Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-177074

Description

Unused sample. Persian stylized foliate elements embellished with beading and scrolls. Printed in matte khaki, green, ochre and pink contrasting with metallic blue, pink, copper and gold. Printed on grey matte ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

745

Associated Building

Dearborn-Woodbury House,

Additional Identification Number

1251

Maker

Cresswell & Washburn (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

33 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1969.577.1

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 166, pl. 52; p. 264, fig. 78.3. "In Pursuit of Beauty"; p. 80, Ill. 3.15.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scroll
beading
geometric lattice

Period/Style

Persian