Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-273064

Description

Ceiling paper fragment. Framing this corner fragment is a square geometric design in the corner flanked by the same landscape scene of a ruined structure with water and mountains on either side. The corner fragment features a floral design with blooms resembling hydrangea and palm leaves. Roller-printed in brown, blue, green, metallic gold, metallic copper, and metallic red on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
ceiling papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"218 CG" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 3/4 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.100

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

plam leaves
hydrangea
floral
landscape
geometric

Period/Style

Ceiling Paper