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A baby sitting on the ground with a laptop. Baby nature walpaper.

A baby sitting on the ground with a laptop. Baby nature walpaper.

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Border (USA), 1840s (CH 18604563-2)

Border (USA), 1840s (CH 18604563-2)

Three borders printed across width of paper; Greek key design printed in black on embossed gold ground.

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1885–1920 (CH 18480469)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1885–1920 (CH 18480469)

Maroon, rose and white floral scrollwork on pink ground.

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18499223)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18499223)

Alternating large floral medallions with foliate scrolls and fleur-de-lis motifs. Ground is white. Printed in blue, greens, and white. Printed in selvedge: "Williamson 665"

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18499013-2)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18499013-2)

Large trellis pattern, trellis with beaded and zig-zag scalloped borders. Each cell of the trellis contains a large floral wreath, which in turn contains a single flower. Diamond trellis pattern enframing a wre... More

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-23)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-23)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-36)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-36)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Printer's Sample Book, Pigment. Colors, 1883 and 4, 1883–84 (CH 18575283-42)

Printer's Sample Book, Pigment. Colors, 1883 and 4, 1883–84 (CH 185752...

Small brown paper-bound book with a variety of textile patterns. Patterns include children playing, small flowers, flower buds, plaids, dots, stripes, and meandering ribbons. Mostly synthetic dyes. Contains 179 samples.

Sample Book (USA), ca. 1915 (CH 18491413)

Sample Book (USA), ca. 1915 (CH 18491413)

179 pages (incl. top borders; not. incl. attached lower borders or fabric swatches) Tapestry, landscape, ingrain and oatmeal papers, many tone on tone. Some sidewalls have matching top and bottom borders. Some ... More

Sample Book Of Ribbons (USA), ca. 1910 (CH 18382955-45)

Sample Book Of Ribbons (USA), ca. 1910 (CH 18382955-45)

Notebook with dark leather corners and back, with board covers covered with polychrome marbled paper, and plain pages on which are pasted 94 wide ribbon samples in polychrome and white silk, and one section of ... More

Sample Book, Alfred Peats No. 4, 1908 (CH 18498173-58)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats No. 4, 1908 (CH 18498173-58)

Collection of patterns put together by Alfred Peats. Each of the patterns is part of a matched set consisting of a sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper. Each design is shown in mulitple colorways.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats No. 4, 1908 (CH 18498173-59)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats No. 4, 1908 (CH 18498173-59)

Collection of patterns put together by Alfred Peats. Each of the patterns is part of a matched set consisting of a sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper. Each design is shown in mulitple colorways.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-58)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-58)

Sample book contains mostly floral medallion papers in matched sets with several patterns available in mulitple colorways. Each set includes a sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-16)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-16)

Catalog of machine-printed papers, some with embossing. Many designs contain metallic pigments in a variety of colors. Multiple colorways of many of the patterns.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-37)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-37)

Catalog of machine-printed papers, some with embossing. Many designs contain metallic pigments in a variety of colors. Multiple colorways of many of the patterns.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-75)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-75)

Catalog of machine-printed papers, some with embossing. Many designs contain metallic pigments in a variety of colors. Multiple colorways of many of the patterns.

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-11)

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-1...

Mail order sample book which includes designs for every room in the home. Includes floral designs, imitation tapestry, tiles, textiles, varnished or sanitary, printed and plain oatmeal, etc. No independent ceil... More

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-26)

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-2...

Mail order sample book which includes designs for every room in the home. Includes floral designs, imitation tapestry, tiles, textiles, varnished or sanitary, printed and plain oatmeal, etc. No independent ceil... More

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-35)

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-3...

Mail order sample book which includes designs for every room in the home. Includes floral designs, imitation tapestry, tiles, textiles, varnished or sanitary, printed and plain oatmeal, etc. No independent ceil... More

Sidewall (possibly USA), ca. 1830 (CH 18353659)

Sidewall (possibly USA), ca. 1830 (CH 18353659)

Portion of a paper with alternating columns of large-scale motifs of pomegranates and anthemions, with conventionalized flower garlands. Printed in green and white on light green ground.

Sidewall (USA), 1875–1902 (CH 18501521)
Sidewall (USA), 1890–1900 (CH 18556657)

Sidewall (USA), 1890–1900 (CH 18556657)

Olive ground with conventional design in lighter tone and gilt. Mica finish. Printed on embossed paper.

Sidewall - Fragment (USA), 1825–35 (CH 18432181-22)

Sidewall - Fragment (USA), 1825–35 (CH 18432181-22)

This is a rainbow or irise paper. Printed in yellow and blue stencil-type flowers.

Sidewall And Border (possibly USA), 1740–66 (CH 18658347-2)

Sidewall And Border (possibly USA), 1740–66 (CH 18658347-2)

a) Powdering of six-pointed stars which are now black, having probably changed color from brown. Fragments of plaster indicate paper was plastered over. Joined sheets measure aproximately 19x22 inches; b) Swag ... More

Sample Book (United Kingdom), 1820–50 (CH 18298225-73)

Sample Book (United Kingdom), 1820–50 (CH 18298225-73)

Sample book with a marble printed cover and a green suede back strip containing samples of printed cotton textiles in various colors which are pasted on paper sheets.

Marbled paper detail, Book, Livre De Vases (Book of Vases) (CH 68766097-2) (cropped)

Marbled paper detail, Book, Livre De Vases (Book of Vases) (CH 6876609...

Bound album of the Livre De Vases (Book of Vases) by François Boucher, the title plate from the book's second edition, the eleven plates in red from the book's first edition. Plates 2-12 are all on quarter shee... More

Box, Jenny Lind Paper Doll Set, ca. 1850 (CH 18392609)

Box, Jenny Lind Paper Doll Set, ca. 1850 (CH 18392609)

Cardboard box that contains the Jenny Lind paper doll and costumes.

Curtain Paper (England), 1850–60 (CH 18572449-4)

Curtain Paper (England), 1850–60 (CH 18572449-4)

Called Anglo-Chinese. Birds, butterflies and bees among various blossoms: magnolia, gardenia, chrysanthemum and pomegranate. The black outline is printed from a key block with metal raised design. Two thickness... More

Frieze, Japanese Passion Flower, ca. 1880 (CH 18556831-3)

Frieze, Japanese Passion Flower, ca. 1880 (CH 18556831-3)

Narrow bands of geometric ornament across top and bottom. Long narrow panels, trefoil-headed, set with conventionalized axial passion-flower, above small tangent semi-circles enclosing conventional half- water ... More

Sidewall (England), 1895–1915 (CH 18380843-2)

Sidewall (England), 1895–1915 (CH 18380843-2)

Divided into vertical bands, one width containing four of these bands. Each band contains two motifs which appear one above the other. The same two motifs are to be found in all four bands, but every other band... More

Sidewall - Fragment (England), ca. 1800 (CH 18346353-2)

Sidewall - Fragment (England), ca. 1800 (CH 18346353-2)

Alternating vertical serpentine foliate bands enclosing irregular ellipses, each set with a green flower form surrounded by a circle of green dots. Border present along right edge. Original colors appear along ... More

Border, Lower (France), 1800–1820 (CH 18476477-4)

Border, Lower (France), 1800–1820 (CH 18476477-4)

Bottom border for wall panel. Base of column between floral sprigs, alternating with anthemion. Printed in tan, mauve, green and black on tan ground. H# 315A

Ceiling Ornament (France), ca. 1850 (CH 18670837)

Ceiling Ornament (France), ca. 1850 (CH 18670837)

Half trompe l'oeil ceiling rosette from decor "Renaissance". Printed in grisaille, mauve and gold.

Imitation Leather (Japan), 1875–99 (CH 18798401)

Imitation Leather (Japan), 1875–99 (CH 18798401)

Embossed symmetrical rococo floral and foliate pattern, with some areas in stippled texture; printed in metallic bright green and metallic gold.

Leather (Holland), ca. 1700 (CH 18136149)

Leather (Holland), ca. 1700 (CH 18136149)

Red flower and one flying insect, possibly dragon fly. Textured, gilt background.

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200111)

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200111)

Book contains 178 sheets with each design shown in multiple color ways. Prices marked are for the piece twelve yards long and 21 inches wide. Book is divided into three sections: 1-60, 61-120, 121-175. The bind... More

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200159)

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200159)

Book contains 178 sheets with each design shown in multiple color ways. Prices marked are for the piece twelve yards long and 21 inches wide. Book is divided into three sections: 1-60, 61-120, 121-175. The bind... More

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200187)

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200187)

Book contains 178 sheets with each design shown in multiple color ways. Prices marked are for the piece twelve yards long and 21 inches wide. Book is divided into three sections: 1-60, 61-120, 121-175. The bind... More

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200205)

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200205)

Book contains 178 sheets with each design shown in multiple color ways. Prices marked are for the piece twelve yards long and 21 inches wide. Book is divided into three sections: 1-60, 61-120, 121-175. The bind... More

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200407)

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887 (CH 102200407)

Book contains 178 sheets with each design shown in multiple color ways. Prices marked are for the piece twelve yards long and 21 inches wide. Book is divided into three sections: 1-60, 61-120, 121-175. The bind... More

Sidewall (France), 1800–1810 (CH 18319275)

Sidewall (France), 1800–1810 (CH 18319275)

Horizontal rectangle. Vertical lozenge pattern of foliage, with floral inserts in each lozenge and floral rosettes at each angle of the lozenges. Printed in colors on mustard-yellow ground.

Sidewall (France), 1830–60 (CH 18424885)

Sidewall (France), 1830–60 (CH 18424885)

Diamond-shape clusters of foliage and flowers are connected in vertical rows so that the widest part in one row alternates with the narrowest part of the next row. Shades of gray on maroon flock ground. Length ... More

Sidewall (France), 1850–1900 (CH 18490875-2)

Sidewall (France), 1850–1900 (CH 18490875-2)

Intertwined grape vine enclosing vignettes of wading birds in marsh. Printed in greens, browns, purples, and aqua on pale green ground.

Sidewall (France), 1850–55 (CH 18424907)

Sidewall (France), 1850–55 (CH 18424907)

Green foliate scrolls enclose grisaille scenes of two houses beside a road, and a church and horse beside a stream with a bridge, together with clusters of grapes and apples. Three full repeats of the pattern. ... More

Sidewall (France), 1860–80 (CH 18475595-3)

Sidewall (France), 1860–80 (CH 18475595-3)

Multicolor bouquets of carnations printed over gray striped ground. Bouquets alternate with smaller lavender carnations.

Sidewall (France), 1875–1900 (CH 18615647-2)

Sidewall (France), 1875–1900 (CH 18615647-2)

Powdered background of stylized irises on finely-striped embossed paper. Wreaths of roses enclosed by festoons of ribbon caught on branches of roses and daisies. At ends of festoons bowknots hold clusters of ro... More

Sidewall (France), 1875–85 (CH 18399799)

Sidewall (France), 1875–85 (CH 18399799)

Floral clusters - orange and red roses and white and yellow daisies - in random arrangement on grayish brown ground. Green, dark green and gray leaves.

Sidewall (France), 1880–90 (CH 18606161)

Sidewall (France), 1880–90 (CH 18606161)

Rectangles and diagonal squares are placed in alternating rows with smaller circular medallions between. Each medallion is filled with figures in classic garb similar to Wedgwood's Jasperware. Probably inspired... More

Sidewall (France), ca. 1785 (CH 18319255)

Sidewall (France), ca. 1785 (CH 18319255)

Square of pieced paper printed with tangent serpentine stripes enclosing irregular ellipses set with single pansies.

Sidewall (France), ca. 1900 (CH 18658321)

Sidewall (France), ca. 1900 (CH 18658321)

Two alternate motifs of a cock and hen pheasant. Both are perched on branches of a pine tree, with pine cones. Smaller birds are perched on twigs. Tree trunks are continuous. Monochrome printing in shades of re... More

Sidewall (possibly France), 1815–25 (CH 18462825)

Sidewall (possibly France), 1815–25 (CH 18462825)

On blue ground, shaded blues-to-white foliate pattern, short repeat.

Sidewall - Fragment (France), 1775–80 (CH 18399809-2)

Sidewall - Fragment (France), 1775–80 (CH 18399809-2)

"a": Irregular horizontal rectangle. Diagonal rows of small closely spaced blue cornflowers with green leaves and stems; "b": vertical rectangle of same.

Sidewall - Fragment, 1840–70 (CH 18490949)

Sidewall - Fragment, 1840–70 (CH 18490949)

Green acanthus boss set within a diamond diaper design.

Sidewall And Border (France), 1880–90 (CH 18352095-3)

Sidewall And Border (France), 1880–90 (CH 18352095-3)

a) A sidewall of moire design, printed in shades of blue; b) a frieze paper, intended to be cut into two portions, with design of floral festoons and ribbons, printed in blues, grays and white on glazed blue ground.

Sidewall Sample, 1880–90 (CH 102334789-2)

Sidewall Sample, 1880–90 (CH 102334789-2)

Fragmentary wallpapers from sample book, including aesthetic-style and Anglo-Japanesque designs. 72 pages of samples.

Sidewall Sample, 1880–90 (CH 102334799-2)

Sidewall Sample, 1880–90 (CH 102334799-2)

Fragmentary wallpapers from sample book, including aesthetic-style and Anglo-Japanesque designs. 72 pages of samples.

Sidewall, 1900–1920 (CH 18639413)

Sidewall, 1900–1920 (CH 18639413)

Vining floral pattern. Large flowers in red, blue, purple and yellow. Bird is perched above red flower. Printed on white ground.

Sidewall, Anemone de Venus, ca. 1910 (CH 18670841)

Sidewall, Anemone de Venus, ca. 1910 (CH 18670841)

Stylized Art Nouveau flowers printed on hand brushed burgundy ground. Public domain photograph of textile sample, pattern, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sidewall, ca. 1880 (CH 85010145-2)

Sidewall, ca. 1880 (CH 85010145-2)

Aesthetic or Anglo-Japanesque-style papers: cdd) Overlapping geometrical forms in the Japanese style enframing, among other motifs, a vase of flowers, an owl, birds, a fish, sprigs, flowerlets and circles.

Bandbox (USA), 1828–50 (CH 18475821-9)

Bandbox (USA), 1828–50 (CH 18475821-9)

Pattern of foliate scrolls in orange and yellow on now-faded mauve ground, accompanied by newspaper dated 11/01/1828, Sunbury, PA, which had lined top of bandbox from which the patterned paper was removed.

Border (USA), 1900–1920 (CH 18476255-5)

Border (USA), 1900–1920 (CH 18476255-5)

Vining foliage pattern, green leaf clusters with tiny red flowers, with the light green containing mica. Printed on ungrounded paper.

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1910 (CH 18481449)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1890–1910 (CH 18481449)

On a textured light green ground, shiny gold scrolling foliage interspersed with alternating smaller scrolling designs; both outlined and embellished with green; small green c-shaped scrolls alternate in between.

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500941)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500941)

Waving lag-and-feather medium grid with small pink rose and small flower motifs. Background has white mica moiret. White ground. Water damage and fading. Printed in pinks, red, greens, and white mica.

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500957-2)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500957-2)

Large trellis of scrolls, floral bouquets and vines with foliate wreaths in the resulting square spaces. Pink ground. Printed in pinks, light metallic green and dark metallic green. Printed in selvedge: "Howell... More

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18501063)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18501063)

Thick red C-scrolls that form bulbous crosses. Connecting the thick red C-scrolls to one another are metallic gold, red, and green floral designs with pin dots. In the negative space, between the repeating symm... More

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18501073)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915 (CH 18501073)

Dark pink flowers are repeated in a diagonal pattern throughout the sidewall. Each flower has light pink and green meandering sprigs. The flower bunches alternate in position and repeat every other register. Pr... More

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1907–08 (CH 18804807)

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1907–08 (CH 18804807)

On light salmon ground, treillage of white scrolls with light green highlights and pink flowers; one in wreath form and others in bunches.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-108)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-108)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-111)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-111)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-14)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-14)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-20)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-20)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-27)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-27)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-51)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-51)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-83)

Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1862–65 (CH 18575227-83)

Cardboard book bound with marbled paper with cotton and wool textile swatches pasted on pages.

Floor Paper Or Sidewall (USA), 1875–1906 (CH 18650715)

Floor Paper Or Sidewall (USA), 1875–1906 (CH 18650715)

All-over pattern of basket-weave with inset bosses. Printed in reds and ocher on ocher ground. Possibly parquet design.

Frieze (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500493)

Frieze (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500493)

Borders printed two across (mirrored). Floral swag with purple flowers, underneath which are a scalloped treillage pattern and green panel with moiret, divided by waving lines. Ground is white. Printed in purpl... More

Sample Book (USA), ca. 1915 (CH 18491413-16)

Sample Book (USA), ca. 1915 (CH 18491413-16)

179 pages (incl. top borders; not. incl. attached lower borders or fabric swatches) Tapestry, landscape, ingrain and oatmeal papers, many tone on tone. Some sidewalls have matching top and bottom borders. Some ... More

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-44)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-44)

Sample book contains mostly floral medallion papers in matched sets with several patterns available in mulitple colorways. Each set includes a sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-55)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper, ca. 1910 (CH 18623261-55)

Sample book contains mostly floral medallion papers in matched sets with several patterns available in mulitple colorways. Each set includes a sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-61)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-61)

Catalog of machine-printed papers, some with embossing. Many designs contain metallic pigments in a variety of colors. Multiple colorways of many of the patterns.

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-65)

Sample Book, Alfred Peats Set A Book No. 5, 1906 (CH 18802807-65)

Catalog of machine-printed papers, some with embossing. Many designs contain metallic pigments in a variety of colors. Multiple colorways of many of the patterns.

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-23)

Sample Book, The Larkin Wallpaper Book, No. 4, ca. 1915 (CH 18476109-2...

Mail order sample book which includes designs for every room in the home. Includes floral designs, imitation tapestry, tiles, textiles, varnished or sanitary, printed and plain oatmeal, etc. No independent ceil... More

Sidewall (England or United States), 1880–1900 (CH 18689307)

Sidewall (England or United States), 1880–1900 (CH 18689307)

Stylized chintz-type overall floral design. Printed in two colors. The background is printed deep red with the floral motif being the unprinted red ingrain paper. Each motif is outlined with a fine black line.

Sidewall (possibly USA), 1840s (CH 18353611)

Sidewall (possibly USA), 1840s (CH 18353611)

Full width of paper with geometric design of green figure set with red melon-like figure, and surrounded with red and yellow lines, alternating with red rectangle enclosing white cross.

Sidewall (USA), 1840s (CH 18407703-2)

Sidewall (USA), 1840s (CH 18407703-2)

Against an ungrounded off-white paper marbled with pale gray veins, are printed regularly spaced large, scrolled medallions in light blue with linear details printed in red. Small red medallions are centered wi... More

Sidewall (USA), 1875–1900 (CH 18319177-2)

Sidewall (USA), 1875–1900 (CH 18319177-2)

Vertical rectangle. Children's paper with nursery rhymes, showing a repeat of six scenes in two rows: Jack and Jill, I had a little nut tree, My pretty maid; and My lady's garden, The mulberry bush, Little Bo-P... More

Sidewall (USA), 1875–1920 (CH 18476877)

Sidewall (USA), 1875–1920 (CH 18476877)

Stylized floral in metallic gold, silver, green tan over cream ground on textured paper

Sidewall (USA), 1880–89 (CH 18475807)

Sidewall (USA), 1880–89 (CH 18475807)

Damask pattern in cream and beige over gold background on textured paper.

Sidewall (USA), 1900–1915 (CH 18604571)

Sidewall (USA), 1900–1915 (CH 18604571)

A symmetrical large-scaled design, the central motif of which is a continuous repeat. A stylized balanced spray of flowers and foliage is centered in a medallion of curving lines from which spring scrolls endin... More

Sidewall (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500747-2)

Sidewall (USA), 1905–15 (CH 18500747-2)

Scrolling foliage with beading and acanthus leaves. Ground is pink. Embossed paper with small flowers and scroll motif. Printed in pinks and metallic gold. Printed in right selvedge: "CONOWINGO.W.P.Co." Pattern No. "712"

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1880 (CH 18471791)

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1880 (CH 18471791)

Aesthetic or Anglo-Japanesque-style papers: cdd) Overlapping geometrical forms in the Japanese style enframing, among other motifs, a vase of flowers, an owl, birds, a fish, sprigs, flowerlets and circles.

Sidewall - Fragment (USA), 1870–75 (CH 18575117-3)

Sidewall - Fragment (USA), 1870–75 (CH 18575117-3)

A small asymmetrical design composed of scrolls and leaf sprays. This paper was the fourth layer from the top of six layers found on walls in the old Jacob Ruf farmhouse in Kaaterskill Junction, New York.

Curtain Paper (England), 1850–60 (CH 18572449-2)

Curtain Paper (England), 1850–60 (CH 18572449-2)

Called Anglo-Chinese. Birds, butterflies and bees among various blossoms: magnolia, gardenia, chrysanthemum and pomegranate. The black outline is printed from a key block with metal raised design. Two thickness... More

Frieze (England), ca. 1875 (CH 18556855)

Frieze (England), ca. 1875 (CH 18556855)

In each band, confronted dogs with surround of conventionalized foliate scrolls, medieval in character; above and below, simple bands of geometric ornament. The design repeats on a center of 53.1 cm in the dire... More

Frieze (probably England), ca. 1880 (CH 18556829)

Frieze (probably England), ca. 1880 (CH 18556829)

Narrow bands of geometric ornament across top and bottom. Long narrow panels, trefoil-headed, set with conventionalized axial passion-flower, above small tangent semi-circles enclosing conventional half-water l... More

Sidewall (England), 1755–65 (CH 18346349-2)

Sidewall (England), 1755–65 (CH 18346349-2)

Portion of a cartouche outlined in pink and violet, set with pink and green arrow heads; to right and left, trailing flower garlands, blanked by floral sprays. The register of the printing is not accurate, and ... More

Sidewall (England), ca. 1875 (CH 18556861-2)

Sidewall (England), ca. 1875 (CH 18556861-2)

Full width, giving slightly more than one repeat of slender vine pattern of conventionalized passion-flowers (roses), against secondary all-over pattern of foliation. Paper embossed with a pebbled figure. Print... More

Border (France), 1835 (CH 18424977)

Border (France), 1835 (CH 18424977)

Wide band of foliage and flowers, continuously clustered. Two varieties of blue tulip, white daisies, other white and yellow flowers on brownish-red flocked ground shaded with black. Between green edging lines:... More

Border (France), ca. 1820 (CH 18698669)

Border (France), ca. 1820 (CH 18698669)

Top band of floral and foliatte, central band of rope twist with acanthus and floral motifs, bottom band of dentil. Printed in orange flock with overprinting, 2 shades of yellow and brown on grisaille foliate a... More

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