Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289096

Description

Cut sample of floral wallpaper. Naturalistic floral sprigs with violet flowers alternate with very small sprigs of blue flowers on moiré background. Block-printed in three grays, yellow, pink, four violets, brown, four greens and two blues on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Designs we might consider" (Folder label. )

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.623

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprigs
Flowers
Moiré

Period/Style

Naturalistic
Floral