Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-179468

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Neoclassical-style paper with squares or tiles of alternating, classical motifs including a lyre and kneeling female figures with different attributes. Printed in white on a sage green, varnished ground. Embossed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

B4438

Additional Identification Number

717

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1066

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick Wise

Accession Number

1961.362

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Sanitary

Decor Motif

lyre
meandering foliage
tiles
classical Greek women
allegories of the arts

Period/Style

Sanitary