Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1980-1990

GUSN

GUSN-290364

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper frieze in the "Eastlake Frieze" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "Anglo-Japanese Roomset." Wallpaper has large central band of elongated medallions containing a stylized bird with outstretched wings sitting on a flowering tree branch. Medallions are framed by stylized flowering trees and grasses. Above the central band are three geometric bands: the first and third of angular line and dots, the second of half circles, dots, lines and palmettes. These three bands are repeated in an inverted position below the cental band. Screen-printed in metallic gold, black, rust, and green on a cream ground. Pattern is an adaptation of English roller-printed paper dating from 1870-1880 designed by Christopher Dresser.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Anglo-Japanese
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Inscription

". . . House, Oakland, CA" and ". . . Y Wallpapers, Benecia CA 1982 Eastla . . ." (Printed on top and bottom selvedges, respectively)
"Eastlake Frieze / Color CodeL ELF-410 / Price Code: R" and "Handprinted by / Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers / Box 155 / Benecia, California 94510 / (707) 746-1900" (Stamped on back.)

Pattern

Eastlake Frieze

Pattern No.

ELF

Maker

Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 7/8 x 11 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.788

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Freize

Use

Anglo-Japanese

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
trees
flowers
geometric

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese