Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273726

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Anglo-Japanese style paper with numerous ornaments including rosettes, greek keys, trellis and stylized flowers. Pattern does not have strong directional orientation and may have been used as a ceiling or sidewall paper. The paper is embossed with a woven textile pattern. Roller-printed in mustard, yellow, two reds, two greens, brown and metallic gold on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Anglo-Japanese
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.197

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosettes
greek key
trellis
flowers

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese