Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273903

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Bouquet and sprig pattern. Large bouquets of pink and white apple blossoms alternate with small sprigs of violet flowers. Block-printed in twenty-four colors: yellow, white, three olives, four greens, red, two pinks, three mauves, three browns, blue, aqua, four violets and orange on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 1/2 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.216

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Apple blossom
flower
sprig
bouquet

Period/Style

Sprig