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1981.121 (RS184688)

Description

Unused sample. Strapwork pattern with exotic brids, stylized flowers and cartouches. The design is in relief and is highlighted in gold. The grey-blue background is stenciled and blue is stenciled on gold ground and embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1898
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
31 3/8 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.121
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177198
Reference Notes
Richard C. Nylander, "Elegant late nineteenth-century wallpapers," Antiques Magazine, Aug. 1982, cover. "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 71.2, pg. 247.
Related Items
Accession number 1961.34 Relationship same design technique

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
strapwork
exotic birds
stylized flowers
cartouches
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt; Burnished
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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