Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1845

GUSN

GUSN-283320

Description

Wallpaper with an allover floral pattern block-printed in Irisé method on ungrounded red ingrain paper. Two fragments of the paper are lined with fabric, one fragment with newspaper. Other fragments of newspaper accompany the wallpaper, one bearing the date "16 November, 1844." \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
newsprint
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.244A-Q

Reference Notes

Pattern resembles all over floral papers of the 1820s.

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves

Period/Style

Floral