Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-292935

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with large-scale pattern of putti and other neo-classical motifs. Two putti, with a goat between them, stand on a large foliate swag wrapped with ribbon holding up a large basket of fruit. Two cockatoos are perched above the basket. Block-printed in cream and two grays on gray ground. 'Victorian Wall Paper' 'Golden-age - printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

" 'VICTORIAN WALL PAPER' 'GOLDEN-AGE" (printed)

Pattern

Golden Age

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1138

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Putti
Goat
Cackatoos
Basket of fruit
Foliate Swag
Ribbon
Olive branch
lemon
pineapple
grapes
peaches