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1981.126 (RS201071)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scrolling grapevine with fruit on a background of willow leaves. Printed in four greens and red on metallic gold ground. Embossed with pebbled texture and then varnished.

Details

Maker
Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1873
year designed
Location of origin
England
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
30 3/5 x 22 3/5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.126
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177189
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 240, fig. 68.1 "Wallpapers: An International History and Illustrated Survey," pg. 371-372, fig. 1065

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
grapevine
grape clusters
willow leaves
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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