Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283377

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral sprig and moiré with metallic gold dot and pin stripes. The white satin ground paper is printed almost entirely with gray. Non-printed areas form the pattern of rose sprigs and silk moiré. Roller-printed in two grays and metallic gold on white satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
satin papers
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.252

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

moiré

rose
sprig
pinstripe
dots
stripe

Period/Style

Imitation textile
Stripe