Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292943

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper with diamond and tassel pattern imitating upholstery. A cord and tassels hang from diamonds framing floral sprigs. The diamonds form the corners within a larger diamond pattern. Diamonds are outlined with cord and gimp accented by round tacks. Background grid pattern with small, evenly spaced dots. Block-printed in light blue, white and gray on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/2 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1140

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Cord and Tassle
Floral Sprigs
Gimp
Ribbon
Upholstery

Period/Style

Imitation textile