Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273887

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Aesthetic style floral vine pattern. Bamboo shoots in receding colors form the background, vibrantly colored floral vines the foreground. Block-printed in tan, brown, white, red, three shades of pink and three shades of green on a highly polished gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.215

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Vine
Bamboo
Flower

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral