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2000.658 (RS179878)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper used as the backing for a girandole mirror. Striped design. Vertical row of honeycomb pattern edged with vitruvian scroll and interrupted by sprigs alternating with row of dotted wave design with sprigs. Printed in brown and ivory on a taupe ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.658
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
179037

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Honeycomb
vitruvian scroll
sprig
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 5 1/4 (inches)

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