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1985.26.40 (RS185205)

Description

Wallpaper sample. Vertically repeating vignette of a crane in a marsh with flowering bough framed by bamboo poles and alternating with stripe of berried vine and butterflies flanked by basket weave panels. Printed in two pinks, red, green, olive green, yellow, tan, brown, and taupe on a light blue, varnished ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
France; United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
15 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.40
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
175983

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
crane
bamboo
marsh
basket weave
butterfly
berried vine
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Orientalism
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
8973
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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