Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1980s

GUSN

GUSN-284324

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper frieze in the "Eastlake Frieze" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "Anglo-Japanese Roomset." Wallpaper has large central band of elongated medallions containing a stylized bird with outstretched wings sitting on a flowering tree branch. Medallions are framed by stylized flowering trees and grasses. Above the central band are three geometric bands: the first and third of angular line and dots, the secon of half circles, dots, lines and palmettes. These three bands are repeated in an inverted position below the cental band. Screen printed in metallic gold, black, rust, and green on a cream ground. Pattern is an adaptation of English machine printed paper dating from 1870-1880 that was designed by Christopher Dresser. .

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
screen prints
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Eastlake Frieze

Pattern No.

ELF

Maker

Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Gift of JR Burrows

Accession Number

1995.44AB

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Freize

Use

Anglo-Japanese

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
flowers
trees
geometric

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese