Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-273932

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral stripe pattern block-printed in white, two grays and maroon on polished cream ground. A central, large stripe of bouquets, baskets of flowers, and bows is flanked by stripes of small sprigs evenly spaced along a pinstripe. Running along the left edge of the paper is a gray stripe with stylized floral vine design and maroon edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

33 1/4 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.224

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

basket
flowers
stripe
bows
pinstripe

Period/Style

Floral Stripe