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Rolled fragment of unused wallpaper imitating moiré fabric with embroidery embellishment . Abstract printed pattern and paper embossed with ribbed pattern, give this wallpaper the look of moiré fabric. Stripes, resembling galloon braids, and floral vines, resembling embroidery, run vertically along both edges of the pattern. Block-printed in liquid mica, two pinks, fuschia, five greens, two yellows and two blues on pink ground.
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
"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"
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
23 x 19 2/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott