Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273913

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet and stripe pattern. Large bouquets of violet pansies and lavender alternate with smaller bouquets of the same. Stripes of metallic gold pindots run behind the bouquets. Block-printed in pink, two violets, lavender, three greens, two blue-greens, yellow, tan and metallic gold on brown ground. The selvedges are painted a light brown over the ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

23 3/8 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.218

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bouquet
pansy
lavender
floral
pindot
stripe

Period/Style

Sprig
Floral