Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-177251

Description

Unused sample. Iris in a cartouche surrounded by dense foliage, including scrolling leaves and strapwork. Pattern is embossed, wash gold so relief is in gold and then in green. Probably hand finished. Textured paper to look like fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1973

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

15 1/4 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.170

Places

Japan

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Japanese Leather

Decor Motif

dense foliage
iris
cartouche
strapwork