Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-283942

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Sprigs of leaves and wheat with trailing vines. Roller-printed in gray, metallic gold, light ochre, and shades of red. The leaves and twigs are printed with an ombre technique in which the red color darkens across the pattern from left to right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.323

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Leaves
vines
wheat
ombre
twigs
festoon

Period/Style

Foliate
Sprig