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1917.145B (RS202933)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper. Two columns of joined classical motifs including a bouquet of flowers in an urn, bead and drapery swags, grisaille classical figures, fruit, berries and tassels. Printed in two greens, yellow, orange, red, pink, two purples, maroon and two greys.

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
1917.145B
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179043
Reference Notes
Bernard Jacques, "Les Papiers Peints en Arabesque," p. 156. Catalog # IIB13.
Related Items
Accession number 1917.145a Relationship same pattern, lighter ground color
Accession number 1917.148 Relationship duplicate roll
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.959AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swags
urn
bead
bouquet
drapery swag
tassel
fruit
flower
berry
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Classicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 91 3/4 (inches)

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