Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283527

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral sprig pattern with naturalistic pink roses, trailing blue ribbon, and butterflies with stylized circular vines. Block-printed in gray, two blues, four greens, blue-green, red, three pinks, yellow and white on satin white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 1/8 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.270

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses
ribbon
butterflies
vines
thorns
berries

Period/Style

Floral