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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.162

Places

Possibly

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