Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-179037

Description

Fragment of wallpaper used as the backing for a girandole mirror. Striped design. Vertical row of honeycomb pattern edged with vitruvian scroll and interrupted by sprigs alternating with row of dotted wave design with sprigs. Printed in brown and ivory on a taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3861

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 3/4 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.658

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Honeycomb
vitruvian scroll
sprig

Period/Style

Stripe