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1985.26.369 (RS186098)

Description

Unused sample. Vignette of Aesop's fable, "The Fox and the Stork," framed by a floral wreath ornamented with delicate arabesques. Printed in four pinks, four lavenders, three blues, four greens, peach, brown, tan, and metallic gold on a pale green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1870
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
18 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.369
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176103

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bird
stork
fox
vase
wreath
roses
arabesque
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
Aesop's Fable, folk tale
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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