Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283307

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Gilt-Figured Striped pattern. Roller-printed vines of leaves and small flowers climb a sold stripe at repeating intervals. Between stripes are floral and foliate gilt figures. Embossed gold leaf on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From the home of / Claude Raines" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 5/8 x 17 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.233

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vine
flower
foliate
stripe

Period/Style

Gilt Figure
Stripe