Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-273536

Description

Fragment of wallpaper. Small, non-directional floral sprig pattern interspersed with rectangles containing a fan and floral design. Anglo-Japanese design influence and non-directional pattern might indicate use as a ceiling paper. Roller-printed in brown, tan and gold glitter on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
ceiling papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"629 / J.&COMP'Y." (J.&COMP'Y. is surrounded with a banner-like box)

Pattern No.

629

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.150

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs
floral
fans
glitter

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese