Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283304

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments with Anglo-Japanese style pattern of framed vignettes in varying sizes, shapes and subject matter on an abstract "crackle" patterned background. Vignettes include chickens in a farmyard, a child and dog, a garden fountain, a tapestry with an image of a peasant woman carrying a rake, and a hanging fern framed by a grape arbor. Roller-printed in dark mustard yellow, dark maroon and metallic gold on a yellow ground. The selvedge is marked with the American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo and pattern number 524BP.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Inscription

"A.W.P.M.A." [lettering appears in scroll logo] (printed)
"524PB"
"Lillian Smith / Late Victorian" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

524BP

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

28 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.230AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

urn
vase
fountain
fern
rooster
chickens
grapes
arbor
peasant
woman
tapestry
dog
child

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese