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1981.170 (RS184768)

Description

Unused sample. Iris in a cartouche surrounded by dense foliage, including scrolling leaves and strapwork. Pattern is embossed, wash gold so relief is in gold and then in green. Probably hand finished. Textured paper to look like fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Location of origin
Japan
Object type
Building Component
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
15 1/4 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.170
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177251

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
dense foliage
iris
cartouche
strapwork
Design Technique
Gilt
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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