Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-177234

Description

Unused sample. Pattern of rococo, trailing C-scrolls, cornucopia, and flowers. Printed in beige, two browns on a blue ground. Embossed. Looking at the reverse of a sample, the varnish has yellowed with age and turned the ground a green-blue color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1996

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1961.352

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 7/8 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.96

Date

1890-1910 (The design was registered in 1891.)

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

C-scrolls
cornucopia
flowers