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1985.18 (RS184492)

Description

Unused sample. Anglo-Japanese framework with Middle Eastern scenes. Egyptian Sphinx, a family shown against a Moorish skyline, palm trees, jugs, plates and flamingos. Printed in metallic copper, gold, pink, orange, silver, olive, brown and white on an olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.18
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy Waterhouse
GUSN
176970
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig. 62.3, pp. 228-229.

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Sphinx
jug
family
city skyline
flamingos
palm tree
waterway with buildings.
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
Exoticism.
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19-3/8, print width 18-1/2 (inches)

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