Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-273722

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper. Anglo-Japanese style wallpaper with numerous floral and abstract motifs. Prominent repeating motifs include a block containing a vase of leaves and fruit on a yellow background, floral medallions, and small and large bouquets with a red cabbage rose. Block-printed in two yellows, red, dark maroon, olive and metallic gold on tan ground. Manufactured by Whiting and Sons, N.Y., (1880-1900), a member of the American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Anglo-Japanese
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"2663 / Whiting & Sons. N.Y. / A.W.P.M.A [in banner logo]" (Repeats three times. )

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Whiting & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, United States

Dimensions

39 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.195

Places

New York state (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cabbage rose
rose
vase
bouquet
medallions
floral
dots
dashes
chevron

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese