Ceiling Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-288885

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment printed with two ceiling corner figures from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Each corner figure is a stylized flower and palm fan placed at a 45 degree angle over a right triangle. The triangle is colored in yellow and peach and outlined in dark maroon. The outer edges of corner figures are outlined in light blue. Outside the corner figures are squares or tiles containing a stylized flower. One of the tiles is topped with a stylized foliate fan. Roller-printed in pale yellow, peach, maroon, brown, green and light blue on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stroudsburg, PA" (Handwritten)
"1235" (Partially cut off)

Pattern No.

1235

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.616

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flower
Palm
Tiles
Fans

Period/Style

Ceiling Paper
Aesthetic