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1985.26.5 (RS193380)

Description

Unused sample, incomplete repeat. Stylized floral elements, rendered flatly and arranged symetrically within scalloped frames. Printed in light blue, white, salmon, taupe and metallic gold on a beige, embossed ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1885
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 7/8 x 14 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176174
Reference Notes
In Pursuit of Beauty, The Met., p. 74. fig. 35 and p. 76

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
scalloped frame
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Wallpaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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