Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1873

GUSN

GUSN-177189

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scrolling grapevine with fruit on a background of willow leaves. Printed in four greens and red on metallic gold ground. Embossed with pebbled texture and then varnished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1933

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 3/5 x 22 3/5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.

Accession Number

1981.126

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 240, fig. 68.1 "Wallpapers: An International History and Illustrated Survey," pg. 371-372, fig. 1065

Date

1873 (year designed)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

grapevine
grape clusters
willow leaves

Period/Style

Aesthetic