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Wallpaper Border

1985.26.294 (RS193788)

Description

Unused wallpaper border sample. Cupid draped with ribbon swinging on a flowering branch alternating with urn of violets surrounded by zinnias and peacock feathers. Printed in orange, pink, blue, white, beige, olive green, brown and metallic gold on an embossed ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9/7/2008 x 23-7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.294
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
175921

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Cupid
ribbon
urn
violet
zinnia
peacock
feather
wheat.
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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