Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273721

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper. Anglo-Japanese style foliate pattern. Two vines of leaves and berries, on in solid black, form an all-over foliate pattern which overlaps stylized red flowers and angular geometric forms. Pattern does not have a strong directional orientation, may have been used as a ceiling or sidewall paper. Roller-printed in yellow, red, black and dark olive on olive ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

25 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.194

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliate
leaves
berries
flowers
geometric

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese
Foliate