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1985.26.668 (RS192935)

Description

Unused sample of frieze. Pattern consists of peony grouping surrounded by twisted rope fence (?). Edged at top with rectangular shaped border; palmette and lotus border at bottom. Printed in two reds, pink, ochre, dark olive, metallic gold, and black on green ground. Textured paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1887
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887)
Dimensions
19-1/2 x 25-1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.668
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176490

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
peony
palmette
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Frieze
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 19 (inches)

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