Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273553

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet including poppies and daisies on a moiré pattern background. Bouquet design is block-printed in three shades of violet, orange, peach, red, brown, five greens, yellow, mustard, fuchsia, white and gray. The background moiré pattern is printed in off white on a white satin ground.\n \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.161

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Poppy
Daisy
Sprig
Moiré

Period/Style

Sprig