Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-283311

Description

Unused fragment of reproduction Gothic wallpaper affixed to paperboard. This scenery figure pattern is an early reproduction of an 1845 French block print depicting views of a Gothic pulpit, pier, and arches. Roller-printed in four olives, two yellows, white and light orange on a light olive ground. The American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo is printed in the paper's selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Early / Reproduction of Catherdral / pattern" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

1519

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.237

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic
pillar
arches
pulpit
pier
ruins
foliage

Period/Style

Gothic Revival