Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1883-1916

GUSN

GUSN-177201

Description

Unused fragment. A shell and strapwork pattern with flowers and C-scrolls creating stripes. Paper is embossed, sized on both sides and the front is covered with a gold wash. The background is burnt orange and was applied with a stencil and then the surface was lacquered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1957

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1981.154

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 1/4 x 37 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.153

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 70.1, pg. 243.

Places

Japan

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Gilt; Lacquered

Medium

Japanese Leather

Decor Motif

scallop shells
strapwork
cartouches
C-scrolls
stripes