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1981.164 (RS185069)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Embossed pattern of flowers, pomegranates, strapwork, grotesque masks, dolphins, foliage and variety of textures. Relief details are in gold and background is stenciled in green 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
43 3/8 x 36 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.164
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177204

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
flowers
pomegranates
dolphins
grotesque masks
strapwork
foliage
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt; Lacquered
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 34 5/8, print width 35 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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