Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273561

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Small and large sprigs of voilet flowers on a background of gray pinstripes. Sprigs are block-printed in four violets, blue, two grays, brown, and six greens. Background is roller-printed in light gray on dark gray ground.

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

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.163

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
sprig
stripe

Period/Style

Sprig