Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273731

Description

Two uncut borders. Neo-classical vases with flowers float above repeating festoons of white fabric and gold strapwork. The outer edges of the border is pre-cut around the pattern forming repeating arches. Roller-printed in metallic gold, white and two grays on semi-translucent white liquid mica ground. Paper is embossed with a vertical ribbing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 5/8 x 39 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.202AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vase
flowers
festoon
garland
strapwork

Period/Style

NeoClassical