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1917.152 (RS203808)

Description

Unused roll. Grisaille recumbent male and female figures (one playing a flute, the other reading music). Figures are separated by a dracontine embellished with arabesques. Panels are flanked by grisaille imitation plasterwork. Printed in three greys, five blues, red, orange, yellow, two pinks, tan, brown, and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
Holland
Object type
Building Component
Places
Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.152
GUSN
179045
Related Items
Accession number 1917.15 Relationship matching vertical border
Accession number 1917.153 Relationship duplicate
Relationship Brunschwig & Fils reproduction

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sheet music
flute
figure
arabesque
dracontine
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
music, mythology, ancient Greece
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 35 1/4, print width 9 1/4 (inches)

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