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1981.158 (RS185071)

Description

Unused fragment. Japanese leather paper with a pattern of large, undulating vines, pomegranates, grapes, sunflowers, birds and strapwork. Stenciled in red on gilt ground, embossed and lacquered.

Details

Maker
Probably Morton, W. Scott
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
48 1/4 x 36 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.158
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177256
Reference Notes
Maple & Co., "About Our Homes," pg. 26. "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 48, pg. 165, 245.
Related Items
Accession number 1981.157 Relationship same pattern, different color
Accession number 1961.339 Relationship same pattern in Tynecastle
Accession number 2000.672 Relationship same pattern in Tynecastle

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
vines
pomegranates
grapes
sunflowers
birds
strapwork
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 36 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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