Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-179101

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A simple rainbow paper with solid color ground and the woodblock printing the rainbow effect. Patterning of diamonds or diapered with a foliate wreath and stylized flower in the center. Printed in yellow, orange, red on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

,

Additional Identification Number

1400

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

10 1/8 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William L. Cressler

Accession Number

1971.1014.1

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1971.1014.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
floral and foliate ornament

Period/Style

Rainbow