Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283519

Description

Two unused fragments of Renaissance Revival wallpaper with large-scale, floral cartouche pattern. White cartouches of c-scrolls, strapwork, hanging beads, and delicate floral swags frame floral elements alternately printed in ochre and brown and light and dark brown. Block-printed on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Renaissance Revival
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.268AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cartouche
strapwork
beads
flowers
scrolls
swag

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival