Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-287204

Description

Cut sample of gilt-figured wallpaper from Concord, New Hampshire. Pattern of large and small floral sprays block-printed in three greens, peach, red, and dark orange then embossed and gilded with gold leaf. Gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
embossing
gilding
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Given by NH Historical / Society" (handwritten)
"Dufour / of Paris" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; Germany

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.526

Places

Possibly France
Possibly

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral sprays

Period/Style

Gilt Figure