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1985.26.542 (RS186831)

Description

Unused sample of heraldic-style paper. Pattern consists of stylized shield and fleur-de-lis spear(?) over scrolling branches and leaves. Printed in light green, brown, light grey-green, black and metallic gold on dark green ground. 'Corduroy' textured paper. Straight repeat(?)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 x 20 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.542
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176404

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
heraldic shield
leaf
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height Incomplete, print width 18 3/4 (inches)

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