Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-283417

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Large-scale medallion pattern with scrolling acanthus leaves, floral garlands and sconce-like vases. The paper is embossed with horizontal ribbing and c-scrolls. The pattern is roller-printed in pale yellow and liquid mica shades of gold and bronze on pale pink mica ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"G46" (Circled)
"Gold on White - Late Victorian" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31 1/2 x 17 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.255

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scolls
acanthus leaves
floral
garlands
vases

Period/Style

Medallion