Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-292145

Description

Fragment of floral striped wallpaper. Large-scale meandering, floral vine block-printed in grays. Long floral stamen in metallic gold. Side stripe of stylized flowers flanked by stripes of flowers accented with gold. Block-printed in four grays and metallic gold on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2014.23.1
943.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1995.389

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Meandering Vine
Stripes
Stylized flowers

Period/Style

Floral Stripe