Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1885

GUSN

GUSN-273929

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Large scale diaper with enclosed sprig pattern is made more complex by Greek key diagonals defining foreground diamonds and hatchmark diagonals defining background diamonds. The result is an overall argyle pattern. Roller-printed in orange, brown, gray, two blues, three greens, red and three pinks on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.221

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

greek key
rose
diamond
argyle
sprig
bouquet

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern
Sprig