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1917.145A (RS202954)

Description

Unused roll of wallpaper. Two columns of classical motifs, including urn with bouquet of flowers, swag of beads, drapery swags, fruit, berries and grisaille figures. Block printed in two greens, yellow, orange, red, piink, purple, maroon and two greys.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
Gift of Herbert Browne / 10 May 1917 / Upright Borders / Black Ground (handwritten on verso: "Gift of Herbert Browne/10 May 1917" "Upright Borders/Black Ground")
Location of origin
France
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.145A
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179044
Reference Notes
Bernard Jacques, "Les Papiers Peints en Arabesque," pg. 156. Catalog # IIB13.
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swags
urn
bead
bouquet
drapery swag
fruit
flower
tassel
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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