Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-292926

Description

Two rolled fragments of a Chinoiserie pattern wallpaper. Colorful birds perch and fly among meandering branches with flowers and seed pods. Roller-printed in black, three greens, two blues, purple, two pinks, maroon, gray, white, yellow, brown and tan on polished black ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Chinoiserie
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

31 3/8 x 29 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1135AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Meandering Branches
Flowers
Seed pods
Birds

Period/Style

Chinoiserie