Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-283431

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Delicate, all-over pattern of small floral sprigs block-printed in white on blue ground. Handmade wove paper. Reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings under the name "Treasure Chest."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.257

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs
floral

Period/Style

Sprig