Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273920

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet and sray pattern. Bouquets of pink and violet flowers and grasses alternate with small sprays of pink flowers and smaller sprays of violet flowers. Block-printed in metallic gold, tan, yellow, two browns, two grays, three pinks, olive, four greens, black and four violets on gray ground. Selvedges are painted light gray over the ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Very Good" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

22 1/2 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.219

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

Bouquet
spray
flowers
grasses

Period/Style

Sprig