Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283930

Description

Fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper. Gold embossed figures of an Egyptian lotus or water lilies over black and gray block-print on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
gilding
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/2 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.320

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

water lily
lotus
Egyptian motifs

Period/Style

Gilt Figure