Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273647

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Dark red floral sprigs printed over large scale grisaille pattern of bow knotted ribbons and roses. Roller-printed in three grays and dark red on white satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
grisaille
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Glazed florals 1860?" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.181

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused?

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprig
ribbon
bows
roses

Period/Style

Floral