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1968.54 (RS175050)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Garlands and arabesques framing and connecting group of "sculptural" cupids, one standing with arrow, two seated with lute and horn. Printed in two browns and ochre on turquoise, basket weave, embossed ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
1870 according to inscription
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Bedroom.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 7/8 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.54
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
176732
Related Items
Accession number 1968.49 Relationship Same pattern, different coloring

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Cupid
garlands
arabesques
lute
horn
Period/Style
Rococo Revival
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Love
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 7/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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