Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-179018

Description

Unused fragment of gilt stripe wallpaper. Pattern consists of rosebud and leaf edged with plum sprigs set in interlocking lacy ovals. Printed in gold leaf on grey ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Francis Daniels House (Grafton, Vt.), Parlor

Additional Identification Number

2870

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; Germany

Dimensions

47 1/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ms. Sarah Warren

Accession Number

1985.41

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; pp. 200-1, fig. 50.1. The small plum sprig appears in George Creamer's sample book, 1535. Creamer's paper included an acorn element that does not appear on the Daniels paper.

Places

Possibly France
Possibly Germany

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Metal Leaf

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rosebud
plum sprig