Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273066

Description

Ceiling paper fragment. This corner fragment features a landscape scene of a mill on a river. The scene is placed framed within a red diamond and is surrounded by a symmetrical block pattern outlined in metallic gold and oversized cattails. The paper is roller-printed in two reds, black, blue, white, seven greens, salmon, gray, light orange and metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
ceiling papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"?6 FG" (area torn away, initial numbers in sequence are missing)
"180-225" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.101

Date

1880-1890 (RCN)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scenic
landscape
mill
cattails
geometric

Period/Style

Ceiling Paper