Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-178955

Description

Two unused fragments of wallpaper. Striped, embossed, gilt design of grape or berry clusters alternating with floral sprig sprouting from a heart-shaped element. Gilt on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

544

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England; Germany

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank York

Accession Number

1929.982AB

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p. 160, p 1.32, fig. 50.2

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly Germany

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

fruit
berries
twig
sprig
heart
pendants