Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273735

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with abstracted floral scrolling repeat pattern. Roller-printed in pale yellow and metallic gold on white ground. The paper is embossed with an all over pebble pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Art Nouveau
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"BEFORE 1880" (handwritten)
"(not much!)" (Comment in repsonse to Inscription 1? Written by?)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.204

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Abstract
Floral

Period/Style

Art Nouveau