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1985.26.630 (RS192901)

Description

Unused sample. Vignettes of pastoral scenes: shepherdess; man playing pipes; peasant couple dancing; woman feeding chickens. Printed in three blues, two pinks, rose, lavender, purple, two greens, brown, tan, and ivory on a beige ground, overprinted with black pinstripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Location of origin
France; United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
21-3/4 x 19-5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.630
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176461
Reference Notes
See Kate Sanborn, "Old Time Wallpapers," opposite page 34 for same pattern overprinted with diamond shape grid.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
shepherdess
fountain
farm yard
chickens
piper
pipes
bird cage
watering can
rake
roses
hollyhocks
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
pastoral, dancing, peasant life, music
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18-3/8 (inches)

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