Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291907

Description

Rolled fragment of red floral wallpaper. Large-scale pattern of exotic flowers, foliage and fruit in dark red printed over a small-scale floral pattern in red on red ground. Block-printed in two reds on red ground. English.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Flocked brocade / in red" ((Paper is not flocked))
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

49 1/2 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1052

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Exotic Flowers
Fruit
Foliage

Period/Style

Floral