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1981.99.2 (RS198434)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Baroque armorial pattern with foliage, strapwork, fruit and basket of flowers. Printed in three blues, brown, taupe and beige on a blue ground. Embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
53 5/8 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.99.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177226
Reference Notes
Richard C. Nylander, "Elegant late nineteenth-century wallpaper," Antiques Magazine, Aug. 1982, pl. V.
Related Items
Accession number 1981.99.1 Relationship duplicate paper (Wise Collection)
Accession number 1961.341

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
strapwork
fruit
foliage
coat-of-arms
ribbon
basket of fruit
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 46 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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