Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1906

GUSN

GUSN-177194

Description

Unused sample. An imitation of 18th-century, French, silk brocade with a large bouquet of flowers, lacy ribbons, and bowknots. Printed in two greens, two browns, tan, rose, ochre and gilt on a dark blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1993

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

35 1/8 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.93

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 72.2, p. 248

Places

France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1981.108
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.133

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Gilt

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

brocade imitation
bouquet of flowers
lacy ribbons
bowknots