Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1850

GUSN

GUSN-283957

Description

Two Gothic Revival style fragments of American-made wallpaper. Gothic architectural pattern with landscape figures. Figures are of gentle outdoor leisure, including boating. Block-printed in green, two browns, and white on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"G100" (circled, written three times on Fragment (A))

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

33 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.332AB

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

gothic architecture
figures
boat
table
monument

Period/Style

Gothic Revival