Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-283310

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Landscape Figure paper with vignette of family clad in tartan listening to seated bagpipe player. Background of small repeating sprigs with border design of sprig stripes and abstract stripe along both selvedges. A rosette figure is positioned below the vignette. Block-printed in olive green, white, three browns, three grays, two tans, pink, peach, lavender and mauve on a light olive green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"English 1800?" (handwritten)
"No 1091" (manufacturer or retailer stamp / pattern number?)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 1/2 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.236

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Landscape Figure

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

family
bagpiper
tartan
sprigs
stripes
boarder
rosette