Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1884-1900

GUSN

GUSN-177255

Description

Unused sample. Pattern of sunflowers, vines, grapes, birds and pomegranates in an ogee strapwork. Floral pattern embossed in background. Background is stenciled in green on gold ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1961

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Probably Morton, W. Scott

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

42 5/8 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.157

Reference Notes

Richard C. Nylander, "Antiques Magazine," Aug. 1982, pl. VII. "Wallpaper in New England," p. 245.

Places

Japan

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1981.158
Title Accession Number 1961.339
Title Accession Number 2000.692

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

birds
sunflowers
grapes
vines
pomegranates