Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283528

Description

Two unused fragments of Renaissance Revival striped wallpaper. Stripes of large-scale floral bouquets in pinks, blues, and violet with gray vases and festoons alternate with cartouches of scrolls and strapwork primarily in gray. Block-printed in gray, maroon, green, two blues, two pinks, two violets and gold on white satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"No numbers" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.271AB

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

flowers
bouquets
cartouche
scrolls
strapwork
tulip
morning glory
rose

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival