Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-292944

Description

Two rolled fragments of striped wallpaper with stylized floral figures. White, purple and gray stripes appear to be applied with a pan or trough printing technique. The figures are block-printed in metallic gold, orange and black on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 7/8 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1141AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gilt Figures
Stripes
Stylized floral figures

Period/Style

Stripe