wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273732

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Anglo-Japanese style scenic figure pattern. Multiple scenic views are framed by stylized foliage. Visible scenes include swans swimming near a fountain with a gazebo in the background, two figures rowing boats past a tent-like structure with an aquaduct in the background, and a view of a large dombed buliding from a well appointed balcony. Roller-printed in maroon, yellow, light blue, peach, black, brown, olive, dark green, and blue-green on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.203

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves
foliage
swans
rowers
aquaduct
gazebo
terrace
Dome
trellis
balcony
statue
flowers
columns

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese
Scenery Figure