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Rolled fragment of unused floral medallion wallpaper titled "The Hyppolyte Design." Large-scale floral bouquet in an urn is framed by garland of acanthus leaves, flowers and grasses. Ribbons with bow knots drape from the trellis figures. The pattern is block-printed in four shades of green on a background roller-printed with a woven pattern in pale blue on green ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"THE HYPPOLYTE DESIGN" (printed)
"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"
The Hyppolyte Design
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1033
21 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
England (United Kingdom) [country]