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1917.148 (RS202933)

Description

Unused wallpaper oll. Neoclassical design of two vertical lines of classical motifs such as a herm, urn with bouquet, swags of beads, flowers and plans and grisaille figures. Blockprinted in two greens, orange, yellow, grey, two purples, pink, red and whtie on a brown ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.148
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert W. C. Browne
GUSN
179041
Reference Notes
Bernard Jacques," Les Papiers Peints en Arabesques," pg. 156. Catalog # IIB13.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
herm
urns
classical figures
swags of beads and drapery
plants
flowers
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Roll
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 91 3/8 (inches)

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