Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-292928

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed, gilt-figure wallpaper. Branches of embossed and gilded acorns over block-printed leaves. Block-printed in two browns and tan on taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1136

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Acorns
Leaves

Period/Style

Gilt Figure