Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273927

Description

Two matching wallpaper fragments. Large scale floral pattern of naturalistic poppies on leafy stems. Roller-printed with thin color . Visible streaking of colors. Pattern colors very faded and/or significantly changed, making it difficult to discern original shades. Appears to be printed in three greens, cream, white, two pinks, red and yellow on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

40 x 17 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.220AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

poppy
leaves
floral

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic