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2000.625 (RS179905)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Metallic gold dracontines flanking red poppy seed head and alternating with blue poppy seed head between two foliate scrolls. Printed on black ground embossed paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
14 7/8 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.625
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178117
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; p. 224, fig 60.7 for Balin design
Related Items
Accession number 1919.517G Relationship Similar design

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Dracontine
poppy
foliate scrolls
Period/Style
Medieval
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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