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1917.153AB (RS183138)

Description

Two cut samples (A and B) of French wallpaper border. Grisaille foliage plasterwork bordering eliptical and octagonal panels of reclining nudes alternating with arabesques. Printed in three greys, turquoise, two pinks, rose, green, blue, yellow, ochre, black and white on grey ground. See also 1917.153C unused partial roll of same paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
Holland
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 28 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.153AB
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert W. C. Browne
GUSN
179042
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 1917.153C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arabesques
nudes
piper
muse
sheet music
dragon
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined Sheets
State
Original
Theme
music, allegory of music, muse
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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