Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-178117

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Metallic gold dracontines flanking red poppy seed head and alternating with blue poppy seed head between two foliate scrolls. Printed on black ground embossed paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3813

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1919.517G

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 7/8 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.625

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; p. 224, fig 60.7 for Balin design

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Dracontine
poppy
foliate scrolls

Period/Style

Medieval