Wallpaper Frieze

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-293250

Description

Rolled fragment of Nursery wallpaper frieze depicting scenes of two couples in pastoral setting. In the first scene, a shepardess with a sheep at her feet and a staff sits on a rock while a gentleman offers her flowers. In the second scene, a lady with a fan is offered flowers from a gentleman. Roller-printed in brown, red, pale pink, white, two blues, yellow, three greens, cream on gray ground. The pattern is overprinted with small white dots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

35 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1152

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Freize

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

People
flowers
pastoral landscape
shepardess
sheep
fan

Period/Style

Nursery