Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-272786

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Roller printed Rococo scroll and floral pattern. Pattern is roller-printed in multiple shades of brown, giving a sepia tone affect, except for select floral elements that are printed in cobalt blue. Cream color satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Redid Blue - V. ?? " (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.70

Date

1850-1860 (Paper is good quality but appears machine produced indicating early mid-century date.)

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Rococo

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Scroll
Floral
pin dot

Period/Style

Rococo Revival