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1985.26.4 (RS185200)

Description

Unused sample of ceiling paper, corner portion. Stylized Egyptian motifs such as lotus flowers and leaves. Printed in blue, two reds, grey, brown, black, white, gold embossing on tan ground.

Details

Maker
Probably Dresser, Christopher
Date
1880-1890
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.26.4
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock
GUSN
176618
Reference Notes
"In Pursuit of Beauty," fig. 3.4, p. 74.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
lotus flower and leaf
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Exoticism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height Incomplete, print width 14 1/2high (inches)

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