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1981.96 (RS184709)

Description

Unused sample. Pattern of rococo, trailing C-scrolls, cornucopia, and flowers. Printed in beige, two browns on a blue ground. Embossed. Looking at the reverse of a sample, the varnish has yellowed with age and turned the ground a green-blue color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
The design was registered in 1891.
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
28 7/8 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.96
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177234
Related Items
Accession number 1961.352 Relationship duplicate paper (Wise Collection)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
C-scrolls
cornucopia
flowers
Design Technique
Varnished
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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