Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-292896

Description

Two long rolled panels (Fragments A and B) and five fragments (C-E) of landscape figure wallpaper. Two alternating vignettes of Turkish men or soldiers with horses. In between the vignettes are alternating exotic trophy figures. The vignettes are divided by vertical chevron stripes. Block-printed in white and four shades of olive on gray ground. Laid paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Jo Steele gave me these early [underlined] samples" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Steele, Jo, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

132 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1123A-E

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Landscape Figure
Turkish Men
Horses
Palm trees
Exotic
Trophies
Chevron

Period/Style

Scenery Figure