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2000.612 (RS179925)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Border. Embossed design of wreaths enclosing cherubs, serpents, scales and books alternating with crossed arrows, scepters and swords. Printed in white with gold foil edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.612
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178473
Related Items
Accession number 2000.61 Relationship similar border and part of the group numbered WP 338-340
Accession number 2000.611 Relationship similar border and part of the group numbered WP 338-340

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Wreaths
cherubs
swords
arrow
serpent
scales
book
eye
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Allegory
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6 1/4 (inches)

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