Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-289099

Description

Fragment of foliate stripe wallpaper. Foliate vine winds up and over horizontal stripe pattern. Both vine and background pattern are block-printed in two shades of gray. The foliate stripe is framed on both sides by elongated diamond and dot stripes printed in metallic gold or gold leaf. Polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
stripes
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.598

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.626

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

Vine
Foliate
Stripes
Geometric

Period/Style

Stripe
Foliate