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1985.26.722 (RS193045)

Description

Unused sample. Narrative vignettes of a nursery rhyme which includes a husband and wife with seven children and a giant. Scenes of children sleeping, woman crying, giant with sword and child removing the giant's boots. Printed in four greens, three blues, yellow, ochre, red, rose, brown, tan and grey on beige ground and over printed with grid of small dots.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.722
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176534

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
woodsman
children
giant
sword
axe
candle stick
wooden clogs
ivy
Period/Style
Nursery
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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