Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292949

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with nine vignettes framed by flowers and groups of trophies. Vignettes are leisure and domestic scenes including a couple dancing, woman and child feeding chickens, three scenes of musicians and a woman with sheep. Roller-printed in peach, three pinks, red, three purples, two browns, two greens, white and four blues on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Bixby 50‘" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1146

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Vignettes
Leisure
Domestic
Dancing
Musicians
Chickens
Fountains
Sheep

Period/Style

Scenery Figure