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1981.155 (RS185072)

Description

Unused sample. High relief of an allover, dense floral pattern of lilies, camellias and oranges. Relief details are in a wash of gold and the background is stenciled in dark red on a gilt ground.

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
33 x 35 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.155
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177203
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 70.3, pg. 245. Lynn, fig. 16-39, pg. 442. publ. "Journal of Decorative Arts," April 1884
Related Items
Accession number 1981.156 Relationship used as the fill pattern in "Dining Room Decorated with Rottman, Strome & Co., Japanese Leather Papers" in Journal of Decorative Arts
Accession number 1961.37 Relationship same pattern (Wise Collection)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
floral
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt; Lacquered
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 24 3/8, print width 35 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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