Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-177246

Description

Unused sample. Neoclassical or Adamesque style paper with a central motif of anthemion with foliage encircled by wreaths of bellflowers with bowknots, arabesques and swags of beads. In red flock on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1950

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

37 7/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.144

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

anthemion
wreaths of bellflowers
arabesques
bowknots
swags of beads

Period/Style

Adam Revival