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1981.151AB (RS184753)

Description

Unused samples. An Aesthetic/Baroque design with heavy and dense flowers and foliage, primarily sunflowers. Looks like carved and molded plastic. Embossed and stenciled in tan on a grey 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
32 5/8 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.151AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177209
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England, " fig. 70.5, pg. 245-246. Oman & Hamilton, fig. 106, pg. 373 (Morris's "Sunflower" pattern of 1879)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
sunflowers
grapes
winding leaves
vines
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
2144
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 29 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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