Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273908

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with sprig pattern. Sprigs of purple pansies alternate with branches with pink berries. Block printed in cream, four browns, three aqua greens, four pinks, yellow, mustard, five violets and three greens on gray ground. Light gray stripes, printed on top of the ground, run along selvedges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"AD,1190" (stamped)

Pattern No.

AD1190

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernad Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.217

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pansy
flower
sprig
berries
branches

Period/Style

Sprig