Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283952

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. French striped wallpaper with pastoral and musical vignettes framed by arabesque elements. Solid blue stripes alternate with pattern stripes block-printed in multiple greens, pinks, browns, blues, and gray on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.330

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arabesque
pastoral
music
flowers
wheat
hat
basket
birds
bagpipes
drum
sheet music
book
trellis

Period/Style

Stripe