Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-178418

Description

Unused sample of Nursery paper. Pattern consists of nine vignettes of nursery rhymes, including "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and "Jack and Jill." Prints in two greens, red, light blue, yellow, pink, tan on ivory ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3406

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Dimensions

29 5/16 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.1423b

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ivory

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

nursery rhymes, childhood

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Jack and Jill
Little Bo-Peep
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid?
When I Was a Farmer Boy
Mulberry Bush
maidens
lamb
cows
nursery rhymes

Period/Style

Nursery