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1981.153 (RS185073)

Description

Unused fragment. A shell and strapwork pattern with flowers and C-scrolls creating stripes. Paper is embossed, sized on both sides and the front is covered with a gold wash. The background is burnt orange and was applied with a stencil and then the surface was lacquered.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1883-1916
Location of origin
Japan
Object type
Building Component
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
34 1/4 x 37 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.153
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177201
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 70.1, pg. 243.
Related Items
Accession number 1981.154 Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
scallop shells
strapwork
cartouches
C-scrolls
stripes
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt; Lacquered
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 5/8, repeat width 17 1/2, print width 37 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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