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1981.157 (RS198445)

Description

Unused sample. Pattern of sunflowers, vines, grapes, birds and pomegranates in an ogee strapwork. Floral pattern embossed in background. Background is stenciled in green on gold ground.

Details

Maker
Probably Morton, W. Scott
Date
1884-1900
Location of origin
Japan
Object type
Building Component
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
42 5/8 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.157
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177255
Reference Notes
Richard C. Nylander, "Antiques Magazine," Aug. 1982, pl. VII. "Wallpaper in New England," p. 245.
Related Items
Accession number 1981.158 Relationship same pattern (red)
Accession number 1961.339 Relationship same pattern in Tynecastle
Accession number 2000.692 Relationship same pattern in Tynecastle

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
birds
sunflowers
grapes
vines
pomegranates
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt; Lacquered
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 40 1/2, print width 35 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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