Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1898

GUSN

GUSN-177198

Description

Unused sample. Strapwork pattern with exotic brids, stylized flowers and cartouches. The design is in relief and is highlighted in gold. The grey-blue background is stenciled and blue is stenciled on gold ground and embossed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1928

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1961.34

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 3/8 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.121

Reference Notes

Richard C. Nylander, "Elegant late nineteenth-century wallpapers," Antiques Magazine, Aug. 1982, cover. "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 71.2, pg. 247.

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Gilt; Burnished

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

strapwork
exotic birds
stylized flowers
cartouches