Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-273630

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Geometric pattern in metallic gold on cream ground. Roller-printed pattern resembles stylized flowers or fans, both evocative of Anglo-Japanese design. Non-directional orientation and style might indicate use as a ceiling paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.170

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

fans
flowers
geometric

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese