Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-292786

Description

Rolled fragment of gilt-figure wallpaper from Cranston, Rhode Island. Pattern of embossed, four-pointed medallions. Block printed in pink and white, gold leaf applied to embossed areas. Gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1092

Places

Cranston (Providence county, Rhode Island)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Medallions

Period/Style

Gilt Figure