Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273931

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Block-printed sprays of pink and white roses alternate with sprays and sprigs of red and white apple blossoms. Floral elements are connected by thin leafy trails. Background of gray stripes on a highly polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.223

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
apple blossoms
stripe
sprig
spray

Period/Style

Sprig
Stripe