Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283954

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Naturalistic pattern depicting birds carrying various grasses and branches, butterflies and insects. Block-printed in yellow, orange, pink, mauve, brown, greens, grays and blues on a pale peach ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

(Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.331

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
insects
butterflies
grass
branches

Period/Style

Naturalistic