Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1975

GUSN

GUSN-291249

Description

Retailer's sample of neoclassical reproduction wallpaper. A vertical series of circular medallions of classical figures alternates with a series of vertically placed diamond and rectangular medallions of classical figures. The medallions are surrounded by a symmetrical pattern of small branches, wheat shafts and birds. Roller-printed in a gold palette on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Inscription

"227W3" (Pattern number.)
"227-W3 / 4.35" (Pattern number and price. Written in red pencil.)

Pattern No.

227W3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.831

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Classical Figures
Medallions
Branches
Wheat
Birds

Period/Style

NeoClassical