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1922.493AB (RS175971)

Description

Fragments. Paper features an arch with classical mouldings (i.e. bead and reel). Below is a figure of Mercury with caduseus in hand and winged helmet. Printed in black, white and brown on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Location of origin
England
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 7/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.493AB
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth A. Huebener
GUSN
176678

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arch
Mercury
caduceus
Period/Style
Pillar and arch
Form
Pamphlet
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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