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Wallpaper Sample

2008.6.28 (RS196177)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Design consisting of dice, dominoes, playing cards, hearts, spades, diamonds, and clubs. Block printed in red, black, white, blue, tan, and gold on a dark brown ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
Selvedge: "8208 FRABRICATION BELGE UPL MADE IN BELGIUM"
Reverse: [stamp] "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3" [paper label] "Wall-Paper. Playing Cards. Printed from / wood-blocks. Made in Belgium, circa 1910- / 1920. / Courtesy of Jones and Erwin, Inc., N.Y. / Cooper Union Museum" (Printed, stamp and label)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Covering, Wall
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.28
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103506
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Playing Cards

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