Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-283323

Description

Unused wallpaper from the end of a roll. Vine and spring patterned wallpaper block-printed in off-white and white on a beige satin ground. The verso carries a French Register Mark.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"DEPOSE [script initials]" (Uncertain of the initials.)
"3138" (stamped)
"H.G."
"IE"
"Suggests tree of life" (Notes made by Dorothy Waterhouse)
"Good design / We might consier printing sometime" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.37
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.463

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.245

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprig
rose
morning glory
phlox
vine

Period/Style

Floral Trail