Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273560

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Small and large sprigs of violet flowers on a striped moiré background. The sprigs are block-printed in four shades of violet and six shades of green. The background is printed in two shades of light gray on a white satin ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.162

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

Flower
Sprig
Moiré
Stripe

Period/Style

Sprig