Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1883-1916

GUSN

GUSN-177209

Description

Unused samples. An Aesthetic/Baroque design with heavy and dense flowers and foliage, primarily sunflowers. Looks like carved and molded plastic. Embossed and stenciled in tan on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

2144

Additional Identification Number

1956

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

32 5/8 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.151AB

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England, " fig. 70.5, pg. 245-246. Oman & Hamilton, fig. 106, pg. 373 (Morris's "Sunflower" pattern of 1879)

Places

Japan

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Japanese Leather

Decor Motif

sunflowers
grapes
winding leaves
vines

Period/Style

Aesthetic