Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

20th c.

GUSN

GUSN-286838

Description

Unused sample. Wallpaper in the "Gothic Lily" pattern by Cole & Son (London) with stems of lilies alternating with roses within tracery frames edged with brattishing and ornamented with quatrefoils at the intersections. Block printed in green, cream, red, blue, black and metallic gold on a brown ground. Based on a wallpaper designed by Augustus W. N. Pugin for J. G. Crace (England), c. 1850.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern No.

98863

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Nylander

Accession Number

2000.878

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Repro

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

brattishing
tracery
roses
lilies
quatrefoils

Period/Style

Gothic Revival