Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292907

Description

Two rolled fragments of scenery figure wallpaper backed with canvas. Willow, bonsai and other stylized trees frame small vignettes of of Japanese figures. Roller-printed in black, maroon, green, two blues and metallic gold on ungrounded paper. Under the primary pattern is a pattern of green flecks. Printed over the primary pattern is a pattern of white, fine squiggly lines. The paper is embossed with a crinkled texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 28 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1128AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Bonsia Trees
Willow Trees
Stylized Trees
Stylized Flowers
Japanese figures
Pagoda
Boat
Wooden Bridge

Period/Style

Scenery Figure