Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273736

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Arts and Crafts style paper with large scale stylized medallion and foliate fleur-de-lis pattern. Roller-printed in red, three greens, tan, and gold on brown ground and finished with varnish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"23 1/2" (Each number is circled. "23 1/2" my refer to pattern repeat. "47" is double that. Notations in relation to reproducing?)
"47" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 3/4 x 17 3/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.205

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Medallion
fluer de lis
leaves

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts