Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-292850

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed wallpaper backed with cloth. Embossed pattern of all-over leafy branches growing flowers and peach-colored fruit. Butterflies fly between the branches. Embossed basket-weave background pattern. Pattern stenciled with green, orange and brown on orange ground. Appears to be varnished. Fragment in fragile condition.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 7/8 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1109

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Orange

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fruit
butterflies
Flowers

Period/Style

Floral