Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-273934

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper, probably a showroom sample. Large-scale, floral stripe immitation of fabric. A large branch with exotic flower, fruit and leaf grow vertically over a background of pindots in a cloud-like pattern. The branch is framed on either side by wavy, stylized trailing vines with groupings of stylized flowers. Roller-printed in dusty rose, red and black on a tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"425" (25 is raised and underlined, as in $4.25. Written in black marker.)
"#380-3" (pattern number? / written once in black marker and again in ball point pen)

Pattern No.

380-3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.225

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Exotic
Floral
Stripe
conventionalized
fruit
trailing vine
vine

Period/Style

Floral Stripe
Imitation textile