Wallpapered board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-300344

Description

Board with many layers of wallpaper fragments. Topmost layer is Anglo-Japanese in brown, green, yellow, blue, and red (brown is flocked). Small floral with interlace and geometric designs. Other papers, from most recent to earliest, include a red floral on a brown ground with white and brown striping; a Classical foliate and interlace pattern in cream on an olive and striped ground; a diaper pattern in brown on red ground; a c-scroll foliate in light blue on gray ground; a white fretwork with red floral on gray ground; a red diaper and floral on ungrounded paper; a blue and brown floral and fretwork design on white ground; a green, brown, blue, and gray foliate and c-scroll pattern on white ground; and a block-printed pattern (grid?) in red and white on mustard ground. Other layers are possible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
softwood
molding (forming)
wallpapers
flocking
Lumber
Board
Board

Additional Identification Number

A813

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Construction Materials

Dimensions

63 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.533

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

floral
geometric
interlace

Period/Style

anglo-japanese