Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-283429

Description

Wallpaper fragment (A) with attached border (B). Sidewall paper (A) is block-printed with a large-scale damask pattern in blue and white on ochre ground. Paper is laid and in partial sheets. Small fragment of the paper's border (B) remains attached at the upper edge of the paper. Visible is a bead pattern along the lower edge with possible knotted swag above. The border is block-printed in black, orange, two browns and blue on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.256.1AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosette
Flowers

Period/Style

Damask