German Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-284373

Description

Unused fragment of sanitary wallpaper depicting nursery rhymes with German titles. Rhymes include "Rothkappen" (Little Red Riding Hood), "Dornroschen" (Sleeping Beauty), "Der gestiefelte Karer" (Puss in Boots) and "Hansel u. Gerethel" (Hansel and Gretel). Engraved roller-print with oil colors on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
engraving (printing process)
sanitary papers (wallpaper)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Nursery paper in German - Stacey" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.383A-D

Places

Possibly Germany

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Engraved

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

children
adults
cat
hogs
ducks
throne

Period/Style

Sanitary
Nursery