Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1883-1916

GUSN

GUSN-177256

Description

Unused fragment. Japanese leather paper with a pattern of large, undulating vines, pomegranates, grapes, sunflowers, birds and strapwork. Stenciled in red on gilt ground, embossed and lacquered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1962

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Probably Morton, W. Scott

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

48 1/4 x 36 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.158

Reference Notes

Maple & Co., "About Our Homes," pg. 26. "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 48, pg. 165, 245.

Places

Japan

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1981.157
Title Accession Number 1961.339
Title Accession Number 2000.672

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

vines
pomegranates
grapes
sunflowers
birds
strapwork