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1968.55 (RS175020)

Description

Unused sample. Grid pattern imitating mosaic tile, stylized foliate forms alternate with arabesques consisting of an urn, flanked by griffins. All highly stylized. Printed in black and metallic gold on terracotta, basket weave embroidered ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
England; United States
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
18 3/8 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.55
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
176734
Related Items
Accession number 1968.56 Relationship Border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
griffin
arabesque
urn
8-pointed star
Period/Style
Medieval
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 3/8, repeat width 9 3/8, print width 18 7/8 (inches)

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