Ceiling Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-288886

Description

Unused fragment of ceiling corner paper from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Corner figure features a central gold circle with floral bouquet flanked by scrolling leaves and flowers. From the center of the bouquet rises a fan-like figure that terminates with three branches with three leaves each. Below the bouquet, at the corner of the figure, is a lion head. The edges of the figure are framed with a ribbon of gold circles. Roller-printed in two browns, olive, metallic gold, maroon, two blues, pink, purple, cream on yellow ground. The paper is embossed with a woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stroudsburg, PA" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

1036

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

42 3/4 x 31 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.617

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Ceiling

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Gargoyle
Lion
Fan

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Ceiling Paper